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Shoulder Function Score of Watson for Patients with a Torn Rotator Cuff

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with a torn rotator cuff before or after surgery using the functional outcome score of Watson.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

M75.1

Description:

Watson used a score to evaluate the shoulder function in a patient with a torn rotator cuff. This can help compare a patient’s performance before and after surgery and to monitor function over time. The author is from Guy’s Hospital in London.

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