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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29454150/assessment-of-cervical-stiffness-in-axial-rotation-among-chronic-neck-pain-patients-a-trial-in-the-framework-of-a-non-manipulative-osteopathic-management
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P-M Dugailly, A Coucke, W Salem, V Feipel
BACKGROUND: Cervical stiffness is a clinical feature commonly appraised during the functional examination of cervical spine. Measurements of cervical stiffness in axial rotation have not been reported for patients with neck pain. The purpose of this study was to investigate cervical spine stiffness in axial rotation among neck pain patients and asymptomatic subjects, and to analyze the impact of osteopathic management. METHODS: Thirty-five individuals (17 patients) were enrolled...
February 12, 2018: Clinical Biomechanics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29452579/reliability-of-diagnosis-and-clinical-efficacy-of-visceral-osteopathy-a-systematic-review
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Albin Guillaud, Nelly Darbois, Richard Monvoisin, Nicolas Pinsault
BACKGROUND: In 2010, the World Health Organization published benchmarks for training in osteopathy in which osteopathic visceral techniques are included. The purpose of this study was to identify and critically appraise the scientific literature concerning the reliability of diagnosis and the clinical efficacy of techniques used in visceral osteopathy. METHODS: Databases MEDLINE, OSTMED.DR, the Cochrane Library, Osteopathic Research Web, Google Scholar, Journal of American Osteopathic Association (JAOA) website, International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine (IJOM) website, and the catalog of Académie d'ostéopathie de France website were searched through December 2017...
February 17, 2018: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29405763/emission-of-biophotons-and-adjustable-sounds-by-the-fascial-system-review-and-reflections-for-manual-therapy
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Bruno Bordoni, Fabiola Marelli, Bruno Morabito, Beatrice Sacconi
Every body structure is wrapped in connective tissue or fascia, creating a structural continuity that gives form and function to every tissue and organ. The fascial tissue is uniformly distributed throughout the body, enveloping, interacting with and permeating blood vessels, nerves, viscera, meninges, bones and muscles, creating various layers at different depths and forming a tridimensional metabolic and mechanical matrix. This article reviews the literature on the emission of biophotons and adjustable sounds by the fascial system, because these biological changes could be a means of local and systemic cellular communication and become another assessment tool for manual (therapy) practitioners...
January 2018: J Evid Based Integr Med
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29400625/undisclosed-conflicts-of-interests-among-biomedical-textbook-authors
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Brian J Piper, Drew A Lambert, Ryan C Keefe, Phoebe U Smukler, Nicolas A Selemon, Zachary R Duperry
BACKGROUND: Textbooks are a formative resource for health care providers during their education and are also an enduring reference for pathophysiology and treatment. Unlike the primary literature and clinical guidelines, biomedical textbook authors do not typically disclose potential financial conflicts of interest (pCoI). The objective of this study was to evaluate whether the authors of textbooks used in the training of physicians, pharmacists, and dentists had appreciable undisclosed pCoI in the form of patents or compensation received from pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies...
February 5, 2018: AJOB Empirical Bioethics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29388090/shaping-conservative-spinal-services-with-the-spine-tango-registry
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Samuel Morris, James Booth
PURPOSE: This study reports the results of a registry data collection project within a secondary care spinal osteopathy service. METHODS: Clinical and demographic data were collected using the Spine Tango Conservative registry data collection tool. Outcomes were assessed using the Numerical Pain Rating Scale (NPRS), Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), Neck Disability Index (NDI), COMI Low Back Conservative (COMI-LBC), COMI Neck Conservative (COMI-NC) and EQ5D. Global treatment outcome (GTO), satisfaction with care and therapeutic complications were reported using the Spine Tango Patient Self Assessment form (STPSA)...
January 31, 2018: European Spine Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29383064/emergency-medicine-residency-applicant-characteristics-associated-with-measured-adverse-outcomes-during-residency
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Jesse Bohrer-Clancy, Leslie Lukowski, Lisa Turner, Ilene Staff, Shawn London
Introduction: Negative outcomes in emergency medicine (EM) programs use a disproportionate amount of educational resources to the detriment of other residents. We sought to determine if any applicant characteristics identifiable during the selection process are associated with negative outcomes during residency. Methods: Primary analysis consisted of looking at the association of each of the descriptors including resident characteristics and events during residency with a composite measure of negative outcomes...
January 2018: Western Journal of Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29379973/reducing-patient-no-shows-an-initiative-at-an-integrated-care-teaching-health-center
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Ashwin Mehra, Claire J Hoogendoorn, Greg Haggerty, Jessica Engelthaler, Stephen Gooden, Michelle Joseph, Shannon Carroll, Peter A Guiney
Background: Patient no-shows impede the effectiveness and efficiency of health care services delivery. Objective: To evaluate a 2-phase intervention to reduce no-show rates at an integrated care community health center that incorporates a teaching program for osteopathic family medicine residents. Methods: The Elmont Teaching Health Center (ETHC) is 1 of 5 community-based health centers comprising the Long Island Federally Qualified Health Centers...
February 1, 2018: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29379966/conceptualizing-addiction-from-an-osteopathic-perspective-dopamine-homeostasis
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Dave Baron, Kenneth Blum, Anthony Chen, Mark Gold, Rajendra D Badgaiyan
Addiction is a public health crisis in the United States. Understanding the cause and providing effective treatment for patients-in particular, those with substance use disorders-is challenging. Research has demonstrated that addiction is not a flaw in one's moral fiber or a disease of choice; rather, it is driven by alterations in neuronal mechanisms, especially those that involve the neurotransmitter dopamine, which plays a critical role in the brain's reward pathway. Much of osteopathic philosophy is based on the concept of total body homeostasis and allostasis...
February 1, 2018: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29379965/association-between-undergraduate-performance-predictors-and-academic-and-clinical-performance-of-osteopathic-medical-students
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Farshad Agahi, Mark R Speicher, Grace Cisek
Context: Medical schools use a variety of preadmission indices to select potential students. These indices generally include undergraduate grade point average (GPA), Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) scores, and preadmission interviews. Objective: To investigate whether the admission indices used by Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine are associated with the academic and clinical performance of their students. Methods: Associations between the prematriculation variables of undergraduate science GPA, undergraduate total GPA, MCAT component scores, and interview scores and the academic and clinical variables of the first- and second-year medical school GPA, Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination-USA (COMLEX-USA) Level 1 and Level 2-Cognitive Evaluation (CE) total and discipline scores, scores in clinical rotations for osteopathic competencies, COMLEX-USA Level 2-Performance Evaluation passage, and match status were evaluated...
February 1, 2018: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29371279/manual-therapy-for-unsettled-distressed-and-excessively-crying-infants-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analyses
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Dawn Carnes, Austin Plunkett, Julie Ellwood, Clare Miles
OBJECTIVE: To conduct a systematic review and meta-analyses to assess the effect of manual therapy interventions for healthy but unsettled, distressed and excessively crying infants and to provide information to help clinicians and parents inform decisions about care. METHODS: We reviewed published peer-reviewed primary research articles in the last 26 years from nine databases (Medline Ovid, Embase, Web of Science, Physiotherapy Evidence Database, Osteopathic Medicine Digital Repository , Cochrane (all databases), Index of Chiropractic Literature, Open Access Theses and Dissertations and Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature)...
January 24, 2018: BMJ Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29327987/ostmed-dr%C3%A2-an-osteopathic-medicine-digital-library
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Lori Fitterling, Elaine Powers, Emily Vardell
The OSTMED.DR® database provides access to both citation and full-text osteopathic literature, including the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Currently, it is a free database searchable using basic and advanced search features.
January 2018: Medical Reference Services Quarterly
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29309101/chronic-pain-management-perspective-of-an-osteopathic-medical-student-in-new-mexico
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Abigail M Etters, Samuel Kadavakollu
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 1, 2018: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29309100/gratitude-reflections-and-belonging-in-the-osteopathic-family
#13
Elizabeth K McClain
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 1, 2018: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29309097/lymphatic-vessels-found-in-the-brain-osteopathic-considerations-part-2-now-in-humans-and-monkeys
#14
Hollis H King
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 1, 2018: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29309093/discovering-osteopathic-antiquity-in-historical-osteopathic-pamphlets
#15
Lori Fitterling, Robyn Oro
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 1, 2018: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29309090/effect-of-ultrasonography-on-student-learning-of-shoulder-anatomy-and-landmarks
#16
Kristen D de Vries, Rebecca Brown, Joseph Mazzie, Min-Kyung Jung, Sheldon C Yao, Michael J Terzella
Context: Ultrasonography is becoming more common in clinical use, and it has been shown to have promising results when introduced into medical school curricula. Objective: To determine whether the use of ultrasonography as an educational supplement can improve osteopathic medical students' confidence and ability to locate 4 specific shoulder anatomical landmarks: the coracoid process, the transverse process of T1, the long head of the biceps within the bicipital groove, and the supraspinatus tendon...
January 1, 2018: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29309088/medical-student-decision-making-standard-surgical-excision-or-mohs-micrographic-surgery-to-manage-basal-cell-carcinoma
#17
Christopher Mancuso, Jeffrey B Morris, Nilda Hernandez, M Isabel Fernandez
Context: As future physicians, osteopathic medical students will play a critical role in helping patients make informed decisions regarding treatment options. Objective: To examine the influence that the time, cost, and cosmetic effects associated with treatment options for basal cell carcinoma (BCC), along with students' demographic characteristics, have on treatment decision-making. The influence that different sources of information have on students was also studied...
January 1, 2018: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29309040/the-immediate-effects-of-two-manual-therapy-techniques-on-ankle-musculoarticular-stiffness-and-dorsiflexion-range-of-motion-in-people-with-chronic-ankle-rigidity-a-randomized-clinical-trial
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Benjamin Hidalgo, Toby Hall, Mathilde Berwart, Elinor Biernaux, Christine Detrembleur
OBJECTIVE: Ankle rigidity is a common musculoskeletal disorder affecting the talocrural joint, which can impair weight-bearing ankle dorsiflexion (WBADF) and daily-life in people with or without history of ankle injuries. Our objective was to compare the immediate effects of efficacy of Mulligan Mobilization with Movement (MWM) and Osteopathic Mobilization (OM) for improving ankle dorsiflexion range of motion (ROM) and musculoarticular stiffness (MAS) in people with chronic ankle dorsiflexion rigidity...
December 29, 2017: Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29307457/integration-of-doctors-of-chiropractic-into-private-sector-health-care-facilities-in-the-united-states-a-descriptive-survey
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Stacie A Salsbury, Christine M Goertz, Elissa J Twist, Anthony J Lisi
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to describe the demographic, facility, and practice characteristics of doctors of chiropractic (DCs) working in private sector health care settings in the United States. METHODS: We conducted an online, cross-sectional survey using a purposive sample of DCs (n = 50) working in integrated health care facilities. The 36-item survey collected demographic, facility, chiropractic, and interdisciplinary practice characteristics, which were analyzed with descriptive statistics...
January 4, 2018: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29298077/fibromyalgia-with-gabapentin-and-osteopathic-manipulative-medicine-a-pilot-study
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Cynthia Marske, Natasha Bernard, Alison Palacios, Cary Wheeler, Ben Preiss, Mackenzie Brown, Saveri Bhattacharya, Gloria Klapstein
OBJECTIVES: This pilot study compares the safety and efficacy of three treatments in reducing pain and improving fibromyalgia symptoms. DESIGN: This study was an 8-week prospective, single center feasibility study. SETTING AND SUBJECTS: Forty subjects were recruited from Solano, Sonoma, and Contra Costa counties of California in 2006-2009. Subjects were aged 18-65 and met the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) 1990 criteria for fibromyalgia...
January 3, 2018: Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: Research on Paradigm, Practice, and Policy
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