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  1. Research

    Learning outcomes from a biomedical research course for second year osteopathic medical students

    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...

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

    Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2010 4:4

    Published on: 8 July 2010

  2. Research

    Efficacy of osteopathic manipulation as an adjunctive treatment for hospitalized patients with pneumonia: a randomized controlled trial

    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...

    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

    Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2010 4:2

    Published on: 19 March 2010

  3. Commentary

    Osteopathic manipulative treatment for pneumonia

    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...

    Murray Goldstein

    Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2010 4:3

    Published on: 19 March 2010

  4. Editorial

    Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care:one journal, two audiences

    Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care (OMPC) enters its fourth year of operation in 2010 under the umbrella of BioMed Central. Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care strives to promote and advance research and sch...

    John C Licciardone

    Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2010 4:1

    Published on: 12 January 2010

  5. Research

    Biomedical research competencies for osteopathic medical students

    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...

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

    Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2009 3:10

    Published on: 13 October 2009

  6. Research

    The immediate effect of individual manipulation techniques on pulmonary function measures in persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

    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...

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

    Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2009 3:9

    Published on: 8 October 2009

  7. Research

    Assessment of calvarial structure motion by MRI

    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...

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

    Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2009 3:8

    Published on: 4 September 2009

  8. Research

    Muscle functional magnetic resonance imaging and acute low back pain: a pilot study to characterize lumbar muscle activity asymmetries and examine the effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment

    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...

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

    Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2009 3:7

    Published on: 27 August 2009

  9. Review

    Management of progressive type 2 diabetes: role of insulin therapy

    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...

    Ramachandra Rahul V Chemitiganti and Craig W Spellman

    Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2009 3:5

    Published on: 2 July 2009

  10. Editorial

    Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Carelooks forward to 2009

    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...

    John C Licciardone

    Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2009 3:2

    Published on: 4 February 2009

  11. Research

    Impact of predisposing, enabling, and need factors in accessing preventive medical care among U.S. children: results of the national survey of children's health

    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...

    Ka-Ming Lo and Kimberly G Fulda

    Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2008 2:12

    Published on: 8 December 2008

  12. Research

    Osteopathy may decrease obstructive apnea in infants: a pilot study

    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...

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

    Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2008 2:8

    Published on: 19 July 2008

  13. Research

    Osteopathic manipulative treatment and its relationship to autonomic nervous system activity as demonstrated by heart rate variability: a repeated measures study

    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...

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

    Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2008 2:7

    Published on: 5 June 2008

  14. Study protocol

    OSTEOPAThic Health outcomes In Chronic low back pain: The OSTEOPATHIC Trial

    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...

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

    Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2008 2:5

    Published on: 25 April 2008

  15. Review

    Common crossroads in diabetes management

    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...

    Michael Valitutto

    Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care 2008 2:4

    Published on: 15 February 2008

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