The Pocket Manual of OMT

The Pocket Manual of OMT Author David R. Essig-Beatty
ISBN-10 1608316572
Release 2010-05
Pages 334
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A practical, concise clinical reference, this edition presents 43 new techniques, including seated facet release and inherent motion diagnosis and treatment techniques. Updated and expanded descriptions of osteopathic principles are complemented by new illustrations and clinical correlations.



The 5 minute Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Consult

The 5 minute Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Consult Author Millicent King Channell
ISBN-10 0781779537
Release 2008-09-01
Pages 314
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This pocket-sized book is the first osteopathic clinical manual to be organized by diagnoses in a two-page, quick-reference format. In the tradition of The 5-Minute Consult Series, each diagnosis is presented on a two-page spread. The first page has a definition of the disease, a list of associated autonomic and motor innervations, and a list of common somatic dysfunctions. The second page lists the techniques that might be used for those somatic dysfunctions. The second page is further subdivided into three levels of treatment: 2-minute, 5-minute, and extended. Next to each technique is the corresponding ICD-9 code for billing. Photos and schematic drawings are included. The fully searchable online text is included with purchase of this book.



Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques

Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques Author Alexander S. Nicholas
ISBN-10 0781763711
Release 2008
Pages 506
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Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques is the only comprehensive full-color atlas of osteopathic manipulative techniques currently available. Richly illustrated with over 1,300 full-color photographs professionally shot for this atlas, this comprehensive, practical reference provides step-by-step instructions for 368 osteopathic manipulative techniques. Primary and secondary indications, relative and absolute contraindications, and general considerations are also discussed in well-organized textual sections preceding each technique. The fully searchable online text will be available on thePoint.



Osteopathic Considerations in Systemic Dysfunction

Osteopathic Considerations in Systemic Dysfunction Author Michael L. Kuchera
ISBN-10 9781570741548
Release 1994-01-01
Pages 235
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This text is divided into sections in order to present an osteopathic approach to dysfunction manifesting in a particular system pertinent to a common clinical presentation. The divisions are grouped by their common autonomic and lymphatic elements. The purpose of the book is to explore selected structural and functional consideration which may produce symptoms or compromise homeostasis. It also demonstrates, by example, clinical application of the osteopathic philosophy in selected situation. Lastly, it attempts to show where osteopathic manipulative treatments can be prescribed as primary or adjunctive modalities available to the DO as they assist patients in reaching their maximum health potential.



Somatic Dysfunction in Osteopathic Family Medicine

Somatic Dysfunction in Osteopathic Family Medicine Author Kenneth E. Nelson
ISBN-10 1405104759
Release 2007
Pages 532
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This clinically oriented textbook provides a patient-focused approach to the diagnosis and treatment of somatic dysfunction—functional impairment of the musculoskeletal system and related neural and vascular elements—in the context of family medicine practice. The book explains the clinical rationale for osteopathic manipulative treatment in specific situations and details procedures for treating common problems encountered in family medicine. Coverage begins with the philosophy and principles of osteopathic patient care. Two major sections focus on various patient populations and patients with various clinical conditions. A special section covers practice issues such as office set-up, progress notes, coding, and the standardized medical record.



Ligamentous Articular Strain

Ligamentous Articular Strain Author Conrad A. Speece
ISBN-10 0939616637
Release 2009
Pages 183
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The osteopathic profession has developed many treatment modalities and approaches to manipulation. Ligamentous articular strain is the name given by William G. Sutherland, D.O., the founder of cranial osteopathy, to a group of techniques that he used for treating the body outside the core axis of the craniosacral system. The term has since come to refer to a wide variety of techniques that engage the body's own healing mechanisms in a relatively direct manner. For over thirty years the Dallas Osteopathic Study Group, originally under the tutelage of Rollin Becker, D.O., has been exploring this type of manipulation. Ligamentous Articular Strain is the distillation of their work. The introductory chapters address the historical development of this approach, and review some of its scientific underpinnings. The remaining chapters are devoted to an examination of the body, area by area, from the feet to the shoulders, describing and depicting effective manipulative techniques. Ligamentous Articular Strain provides clear instructions and vivid illustrations which will enable the trained practitioner to quickly gain proficiency in these techniques. It also presents a cogent approach to working with the concepts of the key lesion and the bowstring, first developed by Rollin Becker. In this revised edition, over a hundred new illustrations graphically depict the techniques described in the book, and minor changes have been made to update the text.



Greenman s Principles of Manual Medicine

Greenman s Principles of Manual Medicine Author Lisa A. DeStefano
ISBN-10 9780781789158
Release 2011
Pages 537
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"This fully updated practical resource opens up one of the most enduring, yet continually evolving, areas of health care - manual medicine. With this informative, highly illustrated text, you'll learn the basic principles, specific techniques, and adjunct procedures of the discipline - including the use of exercise for prevention and treatment of common lower quarter neuromuscular syndromes."--BOOK JACKET.



Osteopathic Techniques

Osteopathic Techniques Author Sharon Gustowski
ISBN-10 9781626234260
Release 2017-05-10
Pages 294
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This step-by-step instruction manual with videos introduces a spectrum of osteopathic manipulative techniques incorporating principles of psychomotor learning that enable optimal skill acquisition during both independent and supervised practice. Introductory chapters contain historical and essential concepts for performing osteopathic manipulative techniques including somatic dysfunction diagnosis. Each technique chapter includes pertinent background and summary concepts, key features of somatic dysfunction diagnosis, an end-goal focus for performing the technique, relevant anatomic image(s), and performance steps to foster knowledge retention. Key Highlights Online access to 160 technique video demonstrations High quality illustrations that reinforce anatomy Psychomotor skills learning and assessment strategies Nearly 100 self-study/review questions in multiple choice format, also accessible via WinkingSkull.com This evidence-based manual for learning manipulation treatment is the must-have tool for all osteopathic medical students and residents.



The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association

The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association Author
ISBN-10 UCLA:L0090618828
Release 2009
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The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association book for free.



Pediatric Manual Medicine

Pediatric Manual Medicine Author Jane E. Carreiro
ISBN-10 0443103089
Release 2009
Pages 369
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Whilst Carreiro's other title, An Osteopathic Approach to Children, covers the theory on pediatric medicine from an osteopathic perspective exploring conditions and diseases of childhood, and the rational for osteopathic treatment, this new book deals with the practical methods to treating children and infants with osteopathic techniques. She includes background on NMT for children and infants. The text refers to all areas including fascias, ligaments, muscles and bones covering all techniques with regard to osteopathic treatment, including techniques such as BLT, a ligamentous technique, counterstrain using muscles, myofascial trigger points,myofascial realease, myofascial unwinding, etc. Covers practical methods to treating children and infants with osteopatic techniques. Includes NMT for children and infants. Comprehensive, referring to all areas, including the fascia. Elaborately illustrated with many drawings and photographs. Includes dissections showing anatomical changes during growth. Treatment covers different age groups. The perfect companion to Carreiro's first book: An Osteopathic Approach to Children.



Jones Strain Counterstrain

Jones Strain Counterstrain Author Lawrence H. Jones
ISBN-10 0964513544
Release 1995-01-01
Pages 163
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Jones Strain Counterstrain has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Jones Strain Counterstrain also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Jones Strain Counterstrain book for free.



Concise Text of Neuroscience

Concise Text of Neuroscience Author Robert E. Kingsley
ISBN-10 UOM:39015042004187
Release 2000
Pages 679
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lthough each chapter has been heavily revised, this edition of Concise Text of Neuroscience adheres to the goals of the first edition--providing practical, concise, and integrated information on neuroscience with an emphasis on clinical neurology. Case histories of real patients help illustrate neurologic principles. Several new features include--a new chapter summary format for quicker review of chapters, key term etymologies, an expanded glossary, a high-resolution, multiplanar MRI atlas, Further Application questions with answers following each case history. Lecturers - Click here to order a Review Copy of this title !



Marks Basic Medical Biochemistry

Marks  Basic Medical Biochemistry Author Alisa Peet
ISBN-10 9781608315727
Release 2012-02-01
Pages 1014
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This core textbook helps medical students bridge the gap between biochemistry, physiology, and clinical care. The strength of Mark's Basic Medical Biochemistry is that it starts with the patient—the metabolic and nutritional needs of the human body (easy for students to understand)—as opposed to explanations of complex chemical theory. Mark's Basic empahsizes clinical correlations throughout the text and links biochemical concepts to physiology and pathophysiology, using patient vignettes as the context. These specific and memorable mock patient cases are followed throughout the chapter to pose questions, illustrate core concepts, and help students remember and apply biochemical priniciples within the context of clinical practice.



Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Infectious Disease Epidemiology Author Kenrad E. Nelson
ISBN-10 9780763795337
Release 2013-03-08
Pages 968
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Now in its third edition, this comprehensive volume is recognized as the most authoritative review of the epidemiology of infectious disease. Divided into five sections that cover methods in infectious disease epidemiology, airborne transmission, diarrheal diseases, blood and body fluid as a reservoir of infectious diseases, vectorborne and parasite disease. This book includes chapters on methodological issues, pathogenesis, and comprehensive reviews of virtually all known infectious diseases. New to the Third Edition: HIV chapter completely updated including results of trials of Male Circumcision, HIV-vaccines, female condoms, Microbicides and new drugs. Influenza chapter updated with new material on H1/N1 and control/prevention of Influenza during a pandemic. Malaria chapter updated with new information on bed nets, prophylactic therapy of pregnant women and other high risk populations as well as new detailed examination of the organization, implementation, and accomplishments of the WHO--Roll-Back Malaria program; and a new description of the 5th Human Malaria parasite--P.knowlesi and its Epidemiology. Hepatitis chapter is revised with new information on HEV virus. New brief chapter discussing the various models of behavioral change that are useful in Infectious Diseases research--e.g. Health Belief model etc. and much more!



Cranial Osteopathy

Cranial Osteopathy Author Torsten Liem
ISBN-10 0443074992
Release 2004
Pages 706
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Cranial osteopathy is an increasingly popular treatment approach for many common disorders affecting the head and neck. This new clinical guide is the first and only in-depth resource on the subject, offering a comprehensive analysis of osteopathic dysfunctions and principles in the cranial field. It examines each cranial bone and describes its location, development, and clinical implications of dysfunction. This discussion is followed by guidance on inspection, palpation, biomechanical and biodynamical approach to the motility of each cranial bone, and explanations of appropriate intrasutural or intraosseal techniques. Excellent illustrations and step-by-step sequencing of techniques make this book an exceptionally valuable resource for clinical practice. Comprehensive approach offers in-depth coverage of the theory and practice of cranial osteopathy, as well as the anatomy and interrelationships of the structures involved. Logically organized, easy-to-follow chapters employ consistent headings for each structure and step-by-step sequencing of techniques. Extensive illustrations include high quality photographs and line drawings to clarify important concepts. The osteopathic methodology and treatment techniques are described for all cranial structures, including the osteopathic approach to headaches. A comprehensive chapter on the temporo mandibular joint includes detailed coverage of TMJ dysfunction and the osteopathic approach to treatment.



Osteopathy and Nutrition for Managing the Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Osteopathy and Nutrition for Managing the Irritable Bowel Syndrome Author Rita Lombardini
ISBN-10 9788899459321
Release 2016-03-31
Pages 134
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Gastrointestinal tract dysfunction such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common intestinal complaints that prompts an individual to consult a doctor. However, ambiguities in defining it and slow accumulation of evidence on the benefits of treatment have made this syndrome notoriously difficult to diagnose and treat. Our goal has been to prepare a text that provide an overview of IBS and the main concepts and practice of osteopathy and nutrition. The result is a book, which presents IBS management using OMT, dietary modifications, and nutritional supplements according to current evidence-based literature. We have also added some appendices on practical applications which might then serve as a simple treatment plan for a broad range of healthcare professionals including osteopaths, physiotherapists, manual therapists, sports science graduates, massage and bodywork therapists and nutritionists, to reduce the chronic pain and inflammation that are associated with IBS.



Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases

Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases Author John H. Klippel
ISBN-10 0387685669
Release 2008-01-23
Pages 742
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One of the most prestigious, comprehensive texts on arthritis and related diseases, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, lupus and more than one hundred others.