Description : Explores specific chiropractic treatment needs of infants and children, women, the elderly, and special needs children, offering chiropractic clinical strategies that fall outside the accepted standards. Some topics include assessment of pediatric conditions, otitis media, osteoporosis, partner abus
Description : This book provides potential students of a chiropractic career path, as well as other health care practitioners, with vital information regarding the training required to enter the chiropractic field and the roles of chiropractors in modern health care. • Explains the various chiropractic specialization career paths, addresses key considerations when choosing a chiropractic college, and describes what to expect in academic and clinical education when pursuing a chiropractic career • Identifies opportunities for additional training and experience for Doctors of Chiropractic (DC) • Describes the typical chiropractic practice and details how to set up a successful practice • Provides highly useful career guidance information for high school and college students
Description : This concise volume highlights effective evaluation and management practices in chiropractic care. This volume contains clinical information on a variety of conditions, including fatigue, hypertension, fever, cough, headache, and low back pain. Best Practices provides treatment information and algorithms you needed to optimize patient care.
Description : Technology is increasingly important in today's health care environment, both in its use and as a broader social and financial issue. This volume provides an overview of technology and technology assessment For The chiropractic profession and discusses those diagnostic and therapeutic technologies used by chiropractors. Radiography and ultrasound are both covered. In addition, a new, previously unpublished chapter will address appropriateness in L-spine .
Description : Chiropractors are increasingly becoming involved in the rehabilitation of sports-related injuries, and they are enhancing their knowledge base through curricular activities, clinical experience, or post-graduate education. Opportunities exist for sports certification and diplomacy. This volume will provide the chiropractic student and practicing chiropractor with information on exercise and aerobic conditioning, injury prevention, injury management, and general issues related to contemporary sports chiropractic care. A new, previously unpublished chapter will address how to establish a sports chiropractic practice.
Description : Family Medicine: Principles and Practice is a comprehensive reference text providing clear guidelines for diagnosing and managing acute and chronic illnesses regularly seen in family practice. The sixth edition will follow the format successfully established with the fourth edition. In addition, it will include new chapters on: Herbal Medicine, Hospitalist Medicine, Telemedicine, Evidence-Based Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Effective Office Management. Also, a whole new section on The Future of Family Medicine will be added. All chapters will be completely updated and with new clinical guidelines and references. Websites will be included in the references as well.
Description : Surveys the latest technology and techniques for diagnosing, treating, and managing the various types of cancer, and provides vital information on treatment options and supportive care, in an updated guide for cancer sufferers and their families. Original. 50,000 first printing.
Description : "Documents some of the activities undertaken by states, localities, foundations, provider associations, primary care associations, other nonprofit organizations, the private sector, and partnerships between these stakeholders"--Foreword.
Description : This textbook introduces and explains basic chiropractic philosophy and history, principles, and applications in practice. In addition to covering chiropractic care techniques, it also discusses anatomy, biomechanics, and physiology, as well as spinal analysis and diagnostic procedures. Key scientific and philosophical issues within the chiropractic community are addressed. Clearly presented material in an easy-to-follow format defines unfamiliar terms, explains and illustrates concepts, and reinforces ideas through review and critical thinking questions. The book's broad scope and discussions of diverse topics make it ideal for students or anyone in the chiropractic community. Topics and content parallel the test plan outlines from the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, ensuring that all material is relevant, up-to-date, and accurate. Well-known chapter contributors - some of the most respected and influential names in the field - give the book a balanced approach, reflecting the diversity within the profession on issues related to the science and philosophy of chiropractic. Well-referenced discussions include the most up-to-date research. Key terms and critical thinking/review questions in each chapter familiarize the reader with important concepts and promote a solid understanding of the material.