Rotator Cuff Pathology

Purpose: Identify patients who likely have a full-thickness rotator cuff tear based on specific physical examination findings.

Rule:

Park et al., 2005:
1. Painful Arc Sign
2. Drop-arm Sign
3. Infraspinatus Manual Muscle Test

Stage of CPR Development: Derivation.

Variables +LR Post-test Prob
2 3.57 69%
3 15.6 91%

Litaker et al., 2000:
1. Age > 65 years old
2. Weakness in external rotation
3. Night pain

Stage of CPR Development: Derivation.

Variables +LR -LR
3 9.84 0.54

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