Summary: For patients with a displaced proximal humeral fracture, there appears to be no significant difference in patient-reported clinical outcomes over 2 years following fracture occurrence when comparing sling immobilization to surgical management, and patients receiving surgical management may be at increased risk of adverse post-operative medical events.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/25756440/

Strength of Recommendation= B

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