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Table 3 Classification and Management of Major Joint Dislocation Cases in Taiwan, 2000-2005.

From: Epidemiological survey of orthopedic joint dislocations based on nationwide insurance data in Taiwan, 2000-2005

  Classification of Injuries   Treated Methods   
  Simple* (%) Complex* (%) CR (%) OR (%) CX (%)
Shoulder (831.X) 84.3% 15.7% 59.7% 24.7% 15.7%
Elbow (832.X) 83.4% 16.6% 73.0% 10.3% 16.7%
Wrist (833.X) 47.4% 52.6% 22.1% 26.3% 51.6%
Hip (835.X) 83.7% 16.3% 74.2% 8.2% 17.5%
Knee (836.X) 23.8% 76.2% 17.8% 11.1% 71.1%
Ankle (837.X) 47.9% 52.1% 19.2% 30.4% 50.4%
  1. *Simple injury means pure dislocation; complex injury means the dislocation combined with some fractures.
  2. CR: Closed Reduction of Dislocation (79.7X)
  3. OR: Open Reduction of Dislocation (79.8X)
  4. CX: Combined with Open Reduction of Fractures (79.0X to 79.6X)