Instant Access to Chiropractic Guidelines and Protocols

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Lew Huff, David M. Brady
Elsevier Mosby, 2004 - Medical - 442 pages
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This one-of-a-kind, pocket-sized reference provides instant access to a wide range of key information on managing commonly encountered musculoskeletal conditions, including diagnostic criteria, treatment goals, management guidelines and protocols, nutritional management protocols, home care protocols, referral protocols, and more. Organized by orthopedic disorders, the contents are formatted for easy retrieval of pertinent information.

  • Only book to offer both diagnostic criteria, as well as standardized treatment guidelines and protocols
  • Text organized by body regions making it easy to locate a particular disorder or condition
  • Multi-disciplinary contributors provide various expert perspectives
  • Convenient pocket size can be easily carried and kept in a lab coat
  • Several examination and diagnosis flow diagrams aid in learning differential diagnosis
  • Four practical appendices-Nutritional Product Manufacturers, Specialty Clinical Laboratories, Outcome Assessment Questionnaires, and Suggested Reading and Reference in Nutritional, Metabolic, and Botanical Medicine-provide additional quick-reference material
  • Serves as excellent review book for the chiropractic national boards
  • Only text to compile protocol information from The Rands Studies, The AHCPR Guidelines, The Quebec Task Force, The Mercy Conference Guidelines, The Royal College of General Practitioners, and The Manga Report, Ontario Ministry of Health.


  • Sections on commonly seen internal disorders such as cholecystitis, pancreatitis, ulcer, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia
  • New nutritional and herbal protocols keep users in step with the latest changes
  • A greatly enhanced Fibromyalgia section provides up-to-date information
  • Two-color design with thumb tabs makes referencing quick and easy

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Contents

HEADACHES
1
Hypertensive Headaches
10
Sinus Headaches
22
Cervicogenic Cephalgia
28
THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROMES
35
Cervical Rib Syndrome
42
Pectoralis Minor Syndrome
52
Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction
59
Lumbosacral StrainSprain 213
219
Piriformis Syndrome
233
Spondylolisthesis
240
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
247
SCOLIOSIS
253
LOWER EXTREMITY INJURIES AND PAIN
261
Meniscus Injuries to the Knee
285
AnteriorPosterior Shin Splints
298

Cervical Radiculopathy
71
Cervical Spondylosis
78
Torticollis
109
INJURIES TO THE SHOULDER JOINT
115
Acromioclavicular Joint SeparationCompression
121
Rotator Cuff Tear
128
Biceps Tendon Injury
135
Adhesive Capsulitis Frozen Shoulder Syndrome
141
Shoulder TendinitisBursitis
148
INJURIES TO THE ELBOW JOINT
155
Olecranon Bursitis 766
166
LOW BACK PAIN SYNDROMES 785
185
Lumbar Facet Syndrome
193
Compartment Syndrome
304
Ankle Sprain
312
Achilles Tendinitis Achillobursitis
319
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
330
Ankylosing Spondylitis
337
Rheumatoid Arthritis
345
Degenerative Joint Disease Osteoarthritis
355
Diabetes Mellitus
362
General Overview
377
Hypertension
392
Osteoporosis
398
Appendix A Nutritional Product Manufacturers
403
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