Basic Summary for Elbow conditions


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Main name of condition: Elbow conditions
Other names or spellings: Elbow disorders, Elbow diseases


What is Elbow conditions?
  Brief description of Elbow conditions: Any condition affecting the elbow joint.
  Parent types of Elbow conditions: All Disease Categories, Rheumatic conditions, Arm conditions
  Organs Affected by Elbow conditions: elbow
  Types of Elbow conditions: Broken elbow, Dislocated elbow, Epicondylitis, Golfer's elbow, Repetitive Strain Injury, Tennis elbow, Thoracic outlet syndrome, Ulnar nerve injury, Arthritis
Society issues for Elbow conditions
  Hospitalization statistics for Elbow conditions: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Elbow conditions:
  • 0.01% (1,219) of hospital consultant episodes were for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of elbow in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 95% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of elbow required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 54% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of elbow were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 46% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of elbow were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of elbow required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2.1 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of elbow in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of elbow in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 29 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of elbow in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 46% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of elbow occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 5% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of elbow occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of elbow were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.004% (2,324) of hospital bed days were for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of elbow in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

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