What is Immobilization sling?

Category: Equipment

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Short-term immobilization of an arm in a sling and swathe bandage is used for treatment of injuries of the upper extremities.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Broken shoulder 5 0
Numbness and tingling with pins and needles 1 1
Psoriatic arthritis 1 1
Weakness in hands 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Immobilization sling

Side effect Patients Percentage

Why patients stopped taking Immobilization sling

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 5
Doctor's advice 3
See all 7 patients who've stopped using Immobilization sling

Duration

Stopped using Immobilization sling

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 5
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Immobilization sling.