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Chiropractic Care of Special Populations : Topics in Clinical Chiropractic - Robert D. Mootz

Chiropractic Care of Special Populations

Topics in Clinical Chiropractic

Paperback Published: 22nd July 1999
ISBN: 9780834213746
Number Of Pages: 219

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Chiropractors provide care to male and female patients of all ages. Often there are special adjustment and management considerations for patients at different stages of the lifespan. This volume examines chiropractic care for selected populations of patients--infants, children, women, and older adults. This book will familiarize you with these patients' special needs and with the conditions that commonly affect them. It will also provide you with optimal treatment techniques.

Contributorsp. ix
Series Prefacep. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Understanding and Appropriate Use of Clinical Algorithmsp. xv
Infants and Childrenp. 1
Clinical Assessment of Selected Pediatric Conditions: Guidelines for the Chiropractic Physicianp. 3
Childhood: A Crucial Age for Health Promotionp. 16
Periodic Health Examination of Infants and Childrenp. 21
Otitis Media: A Conservative Chiropractic Management Protocolp. 30
Chiropractic Management of the Special Needs Childp. 41
Infantile Colic: Identification and Managementp. 50
Understanding Childhood Cancer: Keys for the Chiropractorp. 56
Adjusting the Pediatric Spinep. 69
The Periodic Health Examinationp. 80
Adolescent Health: On-line and Text Resourcesp. 85
Children's Health Internet Sitesp. 86
Women's Healthp. 87
Heart Disease in Womenp. 89
Osteoporosis: Assessment and Treatment Optionsp. 99
Diagnosis and Management of Premenstrual Syndrome in the Chiropractic Officep. 113
Breast Cancer: A Current Summaryp. 124
Considerations in Adjusting Womenp. 135
Partner Abuse: Recognition and Intervention Strategiesp. 145
A Guide to Women's Health Resourcesp. 154
Geriatric Healthp. 157
Normal Agingp. 159
Clinical Assessment of Geriatric Patients: Unique Challengesp. 168
Management Considerations in the Geriatric Patientp. 184
Manipulative Care and Older Personsp. 195
Trauma in the Geriatric Patient: A Chiropractic Perspective with a Focus on Preventionp. 204
Internet Sites for Seniorsp. 211
Indexp. 213
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ISBN: 9780834213746
ISBN-10: 0834213745
Series: Topics in Clinical Chiropractic
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 219
Published: 22nd July 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.94 x 20.96  x 1.32
Weight (kg): 0.56