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*  Are Clinical Protocols for Osteopathic Manipulative Procedures Truly "Osteopathic"? | The Journal of the American Osteopathic...
Clinical protocols for OMT procedures face a challenge in adhering to this tenet. By their very nature, standardized protocols ... If clinical protocols do not represent truly osteopathic treatment, then technique studies using protocols for OMT procedures ... Are Clinical Protocols for Osteopathic Manipulative Procedures Truly "Osteopathic"? You will receive an email whenever this ... Are Clinical Protocols for Osteopathic Manipulative Procedures Truly "Osteopathic"?. The Journal of the American Osteopathic ...
http://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2094137
*  Osteopathic Fascial Manipulation Reduces Low Back Pain and Increases Kidney Mobility | The Journal of the American Osteopathic...
Clinical researchers in Italy addressed this topic by using a well-designed study protocol. They focused on 3 objectives: (1) ... However, controlled clinical trials evaluating the efficacy of this approach are rare. ...
http://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2094587
*  Use of Computed Tomography in Diagnosing Appendicitis: Redundant, Expensive, Toxic, and Potentially Unnecessary | The Journal...
An evidence-based clinical protocol for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis decreased the use of computed tomography in ... Recent studies11,12 have supported the idea that a clinical protocol for the diagnosis and management of appendicitis in ... One study6 found that a protocol involving clinical evaluation from a pediatric surgeon, followed by selective use of imaging, ... On the basis of the review of medical records, we saw no correlation between clinical judgment and CT use in the diagnosis of ...
http://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2094341
*  Heated Lidocaine-Tetracaine Patch for Management of Shoulder Impingement Syndrome | The Journal of the American Osteopathic...
... a protocol for a randomised clinical trial. BMJ Open. 2011;1(2):e000137. [CrossRef] [PubMed] ... Clinical indications and techniques for the use of platelet-rich plasma in the shoulder. Oper Tech Sports Med. 2011;19(3):165- ... Patients with SIS experience pain and disability, which are the primary clinical features that treatment seeks to address. ... The most common adverse events reported in clinical studies were erythema, blanching, and edema during or immediately after ...
http://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2094474
*  Manipulative Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Biomechanical and Osteopathic Intervention to Increase the Length of the...
Technical limitations inherent in the study protocol may have reduced the clinical efficacy of proposed treatment effects on ... Clinical trials will be required to assess the efficacy of this type of treatment for patients with CTS, however. As noted, we ... Clinical management of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) continues to be a challenge to physicians and their patients, both of whom ... Previous clinical trials2-6 demonstrated successful treatment of CTS using combinations of various treatment modalities, with ...
http://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2093112
*  American Osteopathic Association Guidelines for Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) for Patients With Low Back Pain | The...
... by osteopathic physicians or osteopaths who used their clinical judgment as opposed to a standard predetermined protocol. ... The AOA Bureau of Osteopathic Clinical Education and Research convened a Task Force on the Low Back Pain Clinical Practice ... The AOA Bureau of Osteopathic Clinical Education and Research, Task Force on the Low Back Pain Clinical Practice Guidelines: ... Harms have not been identified in randomized clinical trials on OMT for patients with low back pain. The use of OMT for somatic ...
https://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2538814&resultClick=1
*  Brief Report of a Clinical Trial on the Duration of Middle Ear Effusion in Young Children Using a Standardized Osteopathic...
Likewise, to minimize confounding results, we believe that a standardized treatment protocol should be used. Many manipulation ... Brief Report of a Clinical Trial on the Duration of Middle Ear Effusion in Young Children Using a Standardized Osteopathic ... Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine; Division of Pediatric ... Brief Report of a Clinical Trial on the Duration of Middle Ear Effusion in Young Children Using a Standardized Osteopathic ...
https://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2093972
*  Research Dissemination: Guiding the Novice Researcher on the Publication Path | The Journal of the American Osteopathic...
Research and original articles; short reviews; clinical practice; research notes; preliminary findings; commentaries; protocols ... Research and original articles; short reviews; clinical practice; research notes; preliminary findings; commentaries; protocols ... Research and original articles; short reviews; clinical practice; research notes; preliminary findings; commentaries; protocols ... Research and original articles; short reviews; clinical practice; research notes; preliminary findings; commentaries; protocols ...
http://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2291221&resultClick=1
*  Management of Cesarean Deliveries and Cesarean Scars With Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment: A Brief Report | The Journal of...
On the basis of in vitro MFR studies,13-15,19 wound healing and tension reduction of MFR was applied to the present clinical ... The OMT protocol used in the present cases was unique to each patient. For primary cesarean deliveries, MFR potentially ... The protocol must be subject to randomized controlled trials to make definitive conclusions regarding the risks and benefits of ... Although the protocol was successfully used in the 4 cases, limitations exist. First, because Pfannenstiel incisions were used ...
http://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2531578
*  Glycated Hemoglobin Testing to Identify Undiagnosed Diabetes Mellitus in the Inpatient Setting | The Journal of the American...
Clinical inertia contributes to poor diabetes control in a primary care setting. Diabetes Educ. 2005;31(4):564-571. [CrossRef] ... Establishing hospital protocols that include an HbA1c test in response to hyperglycemia will ensure the early identification of ... Clinical inertia in people with type 2 diabetes: a retrospective cohort study of more than 80,000 people. Diabetes Care. 2013; ... Weykamp C. HbA1c: a review of analytical and clinical aspects. Ann Lab Med. 2013;33(6):393-400. doi:10.3343/alm.2013.33.6.393. ...
http://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2525747
*  The Somatic Connection | The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
A manual sham protocol was not developed by researchers for this investigation. The study protocol was composed of a total of ... This Spanish clinical trial adds to the growing body of evidence supporting the use of spinal manipulation for the treatment of ... Of particular interest to osteopathic medical researchers is the nature of the treatment protocol. The protocol for this German ... In this clinical trial, a research team of three foreign-trained osteopaths affiliated with the German Academy of Osteopathy ...
https://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2093749
*  The Persistence of Lumbar Somatic Dysfunction and Its Association With Bone Mineral Density | The Journal of the American...
Assessment Protocol. Indication of Positive Finding. Severity Scale. Tissue texture changes. Assessed by palpating subcutaneous ... Early changes in bone mineral density above a combined anteroposterior L4-S1 lumbar spinal fusion: a clinical investigation. ... Assessment Protocol. Indication of Positive Finding. Severity Scale. Tissue texture changes. Assessed by palpating subcutaneous ... Assessment Protocol. Indication of Positive Finding. Severity Scale. Tissue texture changes. Assessed by palpating subcutaneous ...
https://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2094581
*  Phase 1 Trial of High-Dose Intravenous Vitamin C Treatment for Patients With Cancer | The Journal of the American Osteopathic...
The phase 1 clinical trial is open for accrual. As of February, 3 patients in the first cohort had completed their 4-week ... wanted to continue the vitamin C infusions and is currently on a continuation protocol. We are actively recruiting the second ... Initial clinical reports1 and early preclinical studies2 indicated that vitamin C administered intravenously may have potential ... Yet, few definitive clinical reports supporting this finding have been published. Thus, in October 2006, Cancer Treatment ...
http://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2093380
*  Uniform Instruction Using Web-Based, Asynchronous Technology in a Geographically Distributed Clinical Clerkship: Analysis of...
Surgery Clerkship Protocol. The surgery clerkship was composed of 4 weeks of general surgery, 2 weeks of orthopedic surgery, ... Sample group assignment as it appeared to students for week 2 of the surgery clinical clerkship described in the present study ... Sample group assignment as it appeared to students for week 2 of the surgery clinical clerkship described in the present study ... Sample group assignment as it appeared to students for week 2 of the surgery clinical clerkship described in the present study ...
https://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2093967
*  Effectiveness of a Sham Protocol and Adverse Effects in a Clinical Trial of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment in Nursing Home...
The authors recommended that sham protocols be used and that clinical trials assess the success of the sham protocols to blind ... More clinical trials of OMT that evaluate the effectiveness of sham treatment protocols in this and other populations and for ... Wells et al16 used a sham protocol in a randomized controlled clinical trial on the efficacy of OMT to improve gait performance ... Noll DR, Degenhardt BF, Stuart M, McGovern R, Matteson M. Effectiveness of a Sham Protocol and Adverse Effects in a Clinical ...
https://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2092890
*  Accuracy and Adequacy of Computed Tomography-Guided Lung Biopsies: Experience From a Community Hospital | The Journal of the...
A standardized protocol for specimen evaluation, triage, and processing was used. This protocol included intraprocedural real- ... it is especially important to have close clinical and imaging follow-up in patients with noncorrelating clinical or imaging and ... Radiographic and clinical characterization of false negative results from CT-guided needle biopsies of lung nodules. J Thorac ... Our aim is to report our overall experience with the use of a standardized team-based protocol for procuring, processing, and ...
https://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2445304
*  The Somatic Connection | The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
... or both using a standard 15-minute protocol twice daily. The protocol was administered until the patient was discharged, ... 1947;46[7]:385-392). More recently, JAOA-The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association has published pilot clinical ... The OMT protocol used was developed by literature review and in consultation with OMT experts and can be found in the JAOA ... While it is unclear whether or not OMT would have the same effect as the massage protocol carried out in this study, the point ...
https://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2093964
*  Benefits of osteopathic manipulative treatment for hospitalized elderly patients with pneumonia | The Journal of the American...
The treatment group received a standardized OMT protocol, while the control group received a light touch protocol. There was no ... there have been few clinical trials--especially in the elderly. The authors' pilot study suggested that duration of intravenous ...
http://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2092341
*  Ineffectiveness of Spinal Manipulation for Acute Musculoskeletal Thoracic or Chest Wall Pain | The Journal of the American...
Few randomized clinical trials (RCTs) provide guidance on the most effective management for musculoskeletal thoracic spine or ... a systematic review by the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) collaboration. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. ... Task Force on the Low Back Pain Clinical Practice Guidelines. American Osteopathic Association guidelines for osteopathic ...
https://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2557381
*  Measuring Thoracic Excursion: Reliability of the Cloth Tape Measure Technique | The Journal of the American Osteopathic...
A previous clinical study that involved two authors of the present study (S.E.B., K.N.J.)10 briefly described the use of tape- ... This study protocol ensured that the same thoracic circumference was available for each examiner to measure. Each examiner ... Chest expansion has been studied since the 1960s as an important clinical criterion of ankylosing spondylitis.12-14 Moll and ... Foundations of Clinical Research: Applications to Practice. 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall Health; 2000. ...
http://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2093450
*  Illustrative Case and Discussion: A 58-Year-Old Man With Diabetes | The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
The prospective pioglitazone clinical trial in macrovascular events (PROactive): can pioglitazone reduce cardiovascular events ... Rosiglitazone Evaluated for Cardiac Outcomes and Regulation of Glycaemia in Diabetes (RECORD): study design and protocol [ ... Bridging the Gap Between Clinical Experiences and Emerging Applications in Type 2 Diabetes." The program was conducted Thursday ...
http://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2094044
*  2012 Student Abstracts and Poster Competitions | The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
Clinical and animal studies point to inflammation of the brain as a major end-result factor in PD. ... However, on physical examination, somatic dysfunction can often be found rapidly through a screening protocol with a patient ... Methods: A total of 50 patients were examined by a first-year osteopathic medical student during a clinical elective abroad. ... However, the preliminary data regarding how SOMA students are performing in the didactic and clinical phases of the CPC seem ...
http://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2094490
*  Linking Community Hospital Initiatives With Osteopathic Medical Students' Quality Improvement Training: A Pilot Program | The...
At the conclusion of the project, the student recommended a protocol to determine treatment pathways for patients with ... but further studies were recommended to determine whether the courses had clinical value. Some recommendations included ... by close collaboration with nursing leaders and pharmacists to better understand the barriers to success and the clinical ...
https://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2480726
*  Myxedema Psychosis in a Patient With Undiagnosed Hashimoto Thyroiditis | The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
Clinical practice guidelines for hypothyroidism in adults [published correction appears in Thyroid. 2013;23(2):251]. Thyroid. ... This response protocol involved hospital police and chemical sedation with haloperidol. On hospital day 3, the patient ... No other clinical or laboratory abnormalities were found. A diagnosis of myxedema psychosis was established, and the patient ... Symptomatic and clinical improvement is expected to take place over 7 days with continued thyroid hormone replacement ...
http://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2595726
*  Vestibular Dysfunction in Patients With Chronic Pain or Underlying Neurologic Disorders | The Journal of the American...
In the case of chronic pain, attention and memory deficits may have clinical implications. For example, Seo et al26 found that ... Although our practice has internal protocols for recommending follow-up studies based on VNG results, there is an unavoidable ... Vitte E, Sémont A, Freyss G, Soudant J. Videonystagmoscopy: its use in the clinical vestibular laboratory. Acta Otolaryngol ... However, substantial challenges remain in conducting clinical trials that are adequately powered and that can account for the ...
https://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2094608