This case describes a patient with bilateral posterior fracture- dislocations of the shoulders from a fall as a result of seizure, who presented in the emergency department. This article discusses the emergency evaluation, mechanism of injury, assessment, differential diagnoses, and management of a patient with bilateral shoulder trauma from a suspected seizure. Advanced practice nursing implications are also described herein.
- bilateral shoulder injuries
- posterior fracture dislocation shoulder
- posterior shoulder dislocation
- seizure-induced trauma
- shoulder injury