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Diseases » Elbow injury » Summary
 

What is Elbow injury?

What is Elbow injury?

Any injury to the elbow. The elbow is the joint that connects the lower forearm to the upper arm and allows increased range of motion and ...more »

  • Elbow injury: An injury that affects the elbow.

Elbow injury: Introduction

Types of Elbow injury:

Broader types of Elbow injury:

What causes Elbow injury?

Causes of Elbow injury: see causes of Elbow injury

What are the symptoms of Elbow injury?

Symptoms of Elbow injury: see symptoms of Elbow injury

Elbow injury: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Elbow injury.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Elbow injury.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Elbow injury: Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Elbow injury.
Treatments for Elbow injury: see treatments for Elbow injury
Research for Elbow injury: see research for Elbow injury

Society issues for Elbow injury


Hospitalization statistics for Elbow injury: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Elbow injury:

  • 0.51% (65,268) of hospital episodes were for injuries to elbow and forearm in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 94% of hospital consultations for injuries to elbow and forearm required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 53% of hospital episodes for injuries to elbow and forearm were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 47% of hospital episodes for injuries to elbow and forearm were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 91% of hospital admissions for injuries to elbow and forearm required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3.6 dasy was the mean length of stay in hospitals for injuries to elbow and forearm in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Elbow injury:

Organs and body systems related to Elbow injury include:

Name of Elbow injury

Main name of condition: Elbow injury

Elbow injury: Related Conditions

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