Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine

Author: Anthony G. Chila
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781766715
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Medical

Thoroughly revised for its Third Edition, "Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine" is the most comprehensive, current osteopathic text. This edition features expanded coverage of international practice and includes a new chapter on the structure of the profession.

Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine

Author: Michael Seffinger
Publisher: LWW
ISBN: 1496368320
Release Date: 2018-08
Genre: Medical

The most current, comprehensive osteopathic text available, Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine, Fourth Edition defines osteopathic terminology and techniques and instills the confident understanding essential to clinical success. This proven resource is the standard text for teaching the osteopathic profession, providing broad, multidisciplinary coverage of osteopathic considerations in the basic sciences, behavioral sciences, family practice and primary care, and the clinical specialties. Published in partnership with the American Osteopathic Association, this popular text makes the key tenets of osteopathic practice more accessible than ever and demonstrates a wide variety of osteopathic manipulative methods in vivid detail. More than half of this new edition is made up of all-new content, reflecting current practices in basic sciences foundation, the osteopathic approach to patient care, identifying somatic dysfunction, treating somatic dysfunction, osteopathic considerations in the specialties, and research investigating osteopathic principles. New illustrations and a full-color design bring concepts to life, and enhanced pedagogical features make the entire text easier to use for students and practitioners alike. Updated content equips students with the latest approaches to osteopathic medicine. New and updated illustrations clarify concepts and procedures. Dynamic case studies reinforce clinical applications. New full-color design engages students and makes learning more efficient. Bulleted lists detail key concepts at a glance. A complete glossary ensures fast access to essential terminology. Enrich Your eBook Reading Experience with Enhanced Video, Audio and Interactive Capabilities! Read directly on your preferred device(s), such as computer, tablet, or smartphone Easily convert to audiobook, powering your content with natural language text-to-speech Adapt for unique reading needs, supporting learning disabilities, visual/auditory impairments, second-language or literacy challenges, and more

Somatic Dysfunction in Osteopathic Family Medicine

Author: Kenneth E. Nelson
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1405104759
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

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.

Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques

Author: Alexander S. Nicholas
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781763711
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

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

Author: Michael L. Kuchera
Publisher: Greyden Press LLC
ISBN: 9781570741548
Release Date: 1994-01-01
Genre: Medical

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.

Osteopathy

Author: Jon Parsons
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780443073953
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

This book is a textbook of basic osteopathic concepts, working from first principles underpinned by anatomy and physiology. This text will synthesize and integrate osteopathic models in an easy-to-understand way, a subject often daunting to students and confusing to graduates. Composed of four sections, the first is a discussion of basic principles, the second focusses on models and diagnosis of treatment which is followed by anatomical, neurophysiological and osteopathic considerations. The last section describes clinical case-studies to enable students to put into practice the theories and models which they have learned. This book is essential reading for all osteopathic BSc degree courses and a core textbook for undergraduate students. At the end of each section there will be clinical examples for students to work on to integrate previous knowledge. Key point boxes.

Greenman s Principles of Manual Medicine

Author: Lisa A. DeStefano
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781789158
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Medical

"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.

Foundations for Integrative Musculoskeletal Medicine

Author: Alon Marcus
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 9781556435409
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Health & Fitness

"An in-depth discussion of approaches to muskuloskeletal and physical medicine integrating Eastern and Western perspectives"--Provided by publisher.

The DOs

Author: Norman Gevitz
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801878330
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

Osopathic medicine currently serves the health needs of more than 30 million Americans. In this book the author chronicles the history of this once-controversial medical movement from its origins in the nineteenth century to the present, describing the philosophy and practice of osteopathy as well as its impact on medical care.

COMLEX Review

Author: Rupen G. Modi
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1405104481
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

This resource targets the essential information that osteopathic medical students need during medical school and beyond. A thorough overview of anatomy and osteopathic manipulative medicine for the COMLEX is ideal for exam and course review. Written by osteopathic medical students, this guide provides high-yield coverage of COMLEX content and advice for students.

Interface

Author: R. Paul Lee
Publisher:
ISBN: 0967585139
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical


Integrative Medicine

Author: David Rakel
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437717938
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Medical

Integrative Medicine, by Dr. David Rakel, provides the practical, evidence-based guidance you need to safely and effectively integrate complementary and alternative medical treatments into your practice. This medical reference book lays the framework for making the best use of these therapeutic modalities and understanding the mechanisms by which these interventions work, keeping you at the forefront of the trend toward integrative health care. Incorporate therapeutic integrative medicine modalities into clinical practice through the "Tools for Your Practice" section that offers how-to application for recommending mediation, prescribing probiotics, and how to do an elimination diet. Apply integrative treatments for a full range of diseases and conditions including autism, stroke, chronic fatigue syndrome, and various forms of cancer...see how to advise patients on health maintenance and wellness...and get valuable advice on topics such as meditation, diet, and exercises for back pain. Avoid potential complications with recommended dosages and precautions. Enhance patient care with therapy-based guidance and printable patient education guides. Implement proven integrative treatments for various diseases thanks to an evidence-based therapeutic approach. Weigh the likely effectiveness of various treatments vs. their potential harm with helpful icons based on the SORT (Strength of Recommendation Taxonomy) method. Validate potential interventions through the latest research in genomics and advanced imaging technologies, such as MRI. Access the full text, image bank, downloadable Patient Education Guides, and video collections online at www.expertconsult.com. Rakel provides evidence-based guidance to apply integrative medicine in clinical care.