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2Positioning and reduction

The ipsilateral arm is elevated in a sling while the contralateral uninjured leg is placed on a leg holder

Positioning

The patient is positioned supine on the fracture table. The ipsilateral arm is elevated in a sling while the uninjured leg is placed on a leg holder. It is important to ensure that the ipsilateral hip is in an adducted position. To accomplish this, push the torso 10º to 15º to the contralateral side.