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  1. A ubiquitous dilemma in medical education continues to be whether and how to integrate research competencies into the predoctoral curriculum. Understanding research concepts is imbedded in the six core compete...

    Authors: des Anges Cruser, Sarah K Brown, Jessica R Ingram, Alan L Podawiltz, Bruce D Dubin, John S Colston and Robert J Bulik

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2010 4:4

    Content type: Research

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  2. The pneumonias due to infection continue to be a meaningful threat to the health and viability of persons, particularly those in high risk groups: children, the aged and the debilitated. Noll and colleagues pr...

    Authors: Murray Goldstein

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2010 4:3

    Content type: Commentary

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  3. The Multicenter Osteopathic Pneumonia Study in the Elderly (MOPSE) is a registered, double-blinded, randomized, controlled trial designed to assess the efficacy of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) as a...

    Authors: Donald R Noll, Brian F Degenhardt, Thomas F Morley, Francis X Blais, Kari A Hortos, Kendi Hensel, Jane C Johnson, David J Pasta and Scott T Stoll

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2010 4:2

    Content type: Research

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  4. Without systematic exposure to biomedical research concepts or applications, osteopathic medical students may be generally under-prepared to efficiently consume and effectively apply research and evidence-base...

    Authors: des Anges Cruser, Bruce Dubin, Sarah K Brown, Lori L Bakken, John C Licciardone, Alan L Podawiltz and Robert J Bulik

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2009 3:10

    Content type: Research

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  5. The use of manipulation has long been advocated in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but few randomized controlled clinical trials have measured the effect of manipulation on pulmo...

    Authors: Donald R Noll, Jane C Johnson, Robert W Baer and Eric J Snider

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2009 3:9

    Content type: Research

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  6. Practitioners of manual medicine/manual therapy (MM/MT) who utilize techniques thought to have some impact upon and move the solid structures of the human head have been criticized for lack of evidence of cran...

    Authors: William T Crow, Hollis H King, Rita M Patterson and Vincent Giuliano

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2009 3:8

    Content type: Research

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  7. Muscle functional magnetic resonance imaging (mfMRI) measures transverse relaxation time (T2), and allows for determination of the spatial pattern of muscle activation. The purposes of this pilot study were to...

    Authors: Brian C Clark, Stevan Walkowski, Robert R Conatser, David C Eland and John N Howell

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2009 3:7

    Content type: Research

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  8. Insulin is an effective treatment for achieving tight glycemic control and improving clinical outcomes in patients with diabetes. While insulin therapy is required from the onset of diagnosis in type 1 disease...

    Authors: Ramachandra Rahul V Chemitiganti and Craig W Spellman

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2009 3:5

    Content type: Review

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  9. Osteopathic manipulative medicine texts and educators advocate a range of approaches for physical assessment and treatment, but little is known about their use by osteopathic physicians in the United States.

    Authors: Gary Fryer, Christopher M Morse and Jane C Johnson

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2009 3:4

    Content type: Research

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  10. Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care, which enters its third year of operation in 2009 under the umbrella of BioMed Central, continues to promote and advance open access publishing through universal online acces...

    Authors: John C Licciardone

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2009 3:2

    Content type: Editorial

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  11. This review is intended to provide physicians with an overview of the benefits and risks associated with the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the management of their patients with mild-t...

    Authors: A Mark Fendrick and Bruce P Greenberg

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2009 3:1

    Content type: Review

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  12. Preventive care in the United States has been a priority, especially for children under 18 years of age. The objective of this analysis was to determine which predisposing, enabling, and need factors affect ac...

    Authors: Ka-Ming Lo and Kimberly G Fulda

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2008 2:12

    Content type: Research

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  13. The availability of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has positioned primary care physicians to play an active role in ensuring its successful implementation. However, physicians must be aware of common k...

    Authors: Roberto Cardarelli and Kathryn M Cardarelli

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2008 2:10

    Content type: Editorial

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  14. Patient care experiences represent opportunities for establishing theories, testable hypotheses, and data to assess the potential use of osteopathic manipulative treatment in various disease conditions. The re...

    Authors: John C Licciardone

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2008 2:9

    Content type: Editorial

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  15. Obstructive apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep: breathing is interrupted by a physical block to airflow despite effort. The purpose of this study was to test if osteopa...

    Authors: Yvan Vandenplas, Etienne Denayer, Thierry Vandenbossche, Luc Vermet, Bruno Hauser, Jean DeSchepper and Agnes Engelen

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2008 2:8

    Content type: Research

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  16. The relationship between osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) and the autonomic nervous system has long been acknowledged, but is poorly understood. In an effort to define this relationship, cervical myofa...

    Authors: Charles E Henley, Douglas Ivins, Miriam Mills, Frances K Wen and Bruce A Benjamin

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2008 2:7

    Content type: Research

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  17. Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) and ultrasound physical therapy (UPT) are commonly used for chronic low back pain. Although there is evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis that OMT genera...

    Authors: John C Licciardone, Hollis H King, Kendi L Hensel and Daniel G Williams

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2008 2:5

    Content type: Study protocol

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  18. The prevalence and impact of type 2 diabetes are reaching epidemic proportions in the United States. Data suggest that effective management can reduce the risk for both microvascular and macrovascular complica...

    Authors: Michael Valitutto

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2008 2:4

    Content type: Review

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  19. In developing countries, primary health care facilities, such as adolescent health clinics, are frequently the first contact for an adolescent with a health professional for a myriad of health problems includi...

    Authors: Sushila Russell, Balakrishnan Subramanian and Paul Swamidhas Sudhakar Russell

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2008 2:3

    Content type: Research

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  20. The risk of drug interactions with concurrent use of multiple medications is a clinically relevant issue. Many patients are unaware that over-the-counter (OTC) analgesics can cause potentially serious adverse ...

    Authors: A Mark Fendrick, Deborah E Pan and Grace E Johnson

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2008 2:2

    Content type: Review

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  21. Anemia is an underrecognized but characteristic feature of chronic kidney disease (CKD), associated with significant cardiovascular morbidity, hospitalization, and mortality. Since their inception nearly two d...

    Authors: Rebecca J Schmidt and Cheryl L Dalton

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2007 1:14

    Content type: Review

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  22. Avian influenza is an infection caused by the H5N1 virus. The infection is highly contagious among birds, and only a few known cases of human avian influenza have been documented. However, healthcare experts a...

    Authors: Raymond J Hruby and Keasha N Hoffman

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2007 1:10

    Content type: Review

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  23. Basal-prandial insulin therapy is a physiologic approach to insulin delivery that utilizes multiple daily injections to cover both basal (ie, overnight fasting and between-meal) and prandial (ie, glucose excur...

    Authors: Steven Edelman, George Dailey, Thomas Flood, Louis Kuritzky and Susan Renda

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2007 1:9

    Content type: Review

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  24. The growth and acceptance of osteopathic physicians as conventional medical practitioners in the United States has also raised questions about the distinctive aspects of osteopathic medicine. Although the use ...

    Authors: John C Licciardone

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2007 1:7

    Content type: Commentary

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  25. Racial and ethnic health disparities inarguably exist in the United States. It is important to educate primary care clinicians regarding this topic because they have the ability to have an impact in the reduct...

    Authors: Roberto Cardarelli and Ana L Chiapa

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2007 1:5

    Content type: Commentary

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  26. Primary care research has recently garnered greater attention at the national level. Yet, primary care (i.e., family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, and obstetrics and gynecology) departments within a...

    Authors: Roberto Cardarelli, Margaret Seater and Elizabeth Palmarozzi

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2007 1:4

    Content type: Commentary

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  27. Placebo treatments should be believable to ensure expectation of benefit, yet not provide a true treatment effect. One obstacle to conducting clinical trials with osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) is ch...

    Authors: Kimberly G Fulda, Turner Slicho and Scott T Stoll

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2007 1:3

    Content type: Research

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  28. Osteopathic philosophy is consistent with an emphasis on primary care and suggests that osteopathic physicians may have distinctive ways of interacting with their patients.

    Authors: John C Licciardone

    Citation: Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2007 1:2

    Content type: Research

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