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Table 2 Details of clinical examination at presentation to ED and at 2 weeks follow up

From: A prospective, observational cohort study of patients presenting to an emergency department with acute shoulder trauma: the Manchester emergency shoulder (MESH) project

Patient numberInitial presentation clinical findingsClinical findings at 2 weeks follow up
1Active Abd 45; active flexion 90; positive Speed’s test, empty can test. SSS = 9/12Active Abd 45; Active Flexion 90; positive Neer test, Empty can test Speed’s test, O’Brien’s test; SSS = 8/12
2Active Abd 145; active flexion 150; positive Speed’s test, empty can test, resisted Ext Rot, Lift off test. SSS = 11/12Not available
3Active Abd 20; active flexion 45; unable to do any shoulder specific tests. SSS = 11/12Active Abd 160; Active Flexion 170; positive Neer test; empty can test; SSS = 11/12
4Active Abd120; Active flexion120; positive empty can test; SSS = 7/12Active Abd 170; Active Flexion 170; positive Speed’s test; O’Brien’s test; SSS = 5/12
5Active Abd 80; Active Flexion100; positive painful arc, empty can test, O’Brien’s test; SSS = 5/12Active Abd 90; Active Flexion 90;positive Neer test; Hawkins test; O’Brien’s test; SSS = 2/12
6Active Abd 90; Active Flexion 130; positive painful arc; empty can; lift off test. SSS = 8/12Active Abd 120; Active Flexion 100 positive painful arc; Neer test; Hawkins test; empty can test; O’Brien’s test; SSS = 10/12
7Active Abd 180; Active Flexion 180; positive lift off text, crank test, O’Brien’s test. SSS = 6/12Active Abd 180; Active Flexion 180 positive painful arc; lift off test; empty can test; Neer test; crank test, O’Brien’s test. SSS = 6/12
8Active Abd 90; 100; Positive Neer test; Hawkins test; empty can test; Speed’s test; O’Brien’s test. SSS = 8/12Active Abd 80; Active Flexion 150 positive empty can, resisted Ext Rot; Speed’s test SSS = 7/12
9Active Abd 50; Active flex 60; positive empty can test. SSS = 7/12Active Abd 50; Active Flexion 45; Neer test; Hawkins test; empty can test; O’Brien’s test; resisted Ext Rot. SSS = 7/12
10Active Abd 70; Active Flex 80; positive painful arc; Neer test; resisted Ext Rot; Crank test. SSS = n/aNot Available
11Active Abd 30; Active Flexion 30; positive Neer test. SSS = 12/12Active Abd 45; active flexion 20; positive empty can test, O’Brien’s test. SSS = 11/12
12Trip and Fall onto shoulder Active Abd 20; Active Flexion 40; positive painful arc; SSS = 12/12Active Abd 50/ Active flexion 90; positive painful arc, empty can test; SSS = 7/12
13Active Abd 120; Active Flexion 120; positive painful arc, Neer test; Hawkins test; O’Brien’s test; SSS = 9/12Active Abd 120; Active Flexion 120; positive painful arc, Neer test; Hawkins test; O’Brien’s test; SSS = 9/12
14Active Abd 30; Active Flexion 30; positive resisted Ext Rot. SSS = 10/12Active Abd 25 Active Flexion 25; positive Neer test Hawkins; resisted Ext Rot; SSS = 9/12
15Active Abd 60; Active Flexion 60; positive painful arc; empty can test; SSS = 9/12Not Available
16Active Abd 70; Active Flexion 80; positive painful arc; Resisted Ext Rot; SSS = 9/12Active Abd 40; Active flexion 45; unable to do any shoulder specific tests.SSS = 9/12
17Active Abd;??Active Flexion??; positive Speed’s test; SSS = 10/12Active Abd 145;Active Flex 120; positive Neer’s, Hawkins, empty can, Lift off test; O’Brien’s test
18Active Abd 80; Active Flexion 80; unable to do any shoulder specific tests. SSS = 12/12Active Abd 45; Active Flexion 80; painful arc;positive Neer; Hawkins. SSS = 12/12
19Active Abd 90; Active Flexion 80; painful arc, Neer test; Hawkins test; positive empty can; Speed’s test SSS = 11/12Active Abd 100; Active Flexion 90; painful arc; positive Neer; Hawkins’empty can; O’Brien’s; SSS = 10/12
20Tripped on pavement and fell onto shoulder Active Abd 70; Active Flexion 90; painful arc; positive empty can test; SSS = 7/12Active Abd 180; Active Flexion 180; positive empty can; SSS = 9/12
  1. Abbreviations: Abd Adbuction, SSS shoulder specific score, Ext Rot External rotation of the shoulder