Gabriel Jacobs

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Sixty student volunteers were assessed for fixation in the lumbar spine using a passive motion palpation protocol. Subjects were examined in random order by two experienced chiropractors. Every subject was evaluated twice by each examiner. Fixations were judged present or absent for each of five lumbar motion segments. Moderate test-retest agreement beyond(More)
OBJECTIVE The major aims were to evaluate responsiveness and clinical/research applicability of the Revised Oswestry Disability Questionnaire (ODQ) and the Dallas Pain Questionnaire (DPQ). Construct and content validity were assessed. Patient characteristics and outcomes were also documented. DESIGN Longitudinal observational study. SETTING College(More)
The interexaminer reliability of noninvasive methods of examining lumbar spinal segments is not well established. In this project the interexaminer reliability of three experienced chiropractic examiners, who evaluated 21 symptomatic and 25 asymptomatic subjects, was explored. Eight noninvasive segmental examination strategies (dimensions) were employed at(More)
OBJECTIVE AZD6280 is a novel γ-aminobutyric acid A receptor modulator with higher in vitro efficacy at the α2,3 subtypes as compared to the α1 and α5 subtypes. This study compared the pharmacodynamic effects of single oral dose AZD6280 10 mg and 40 mg on the central nervous system with 2 mg of lorazepam. METHODS Sixteen healthy males were enrolled into(More)
Sixty-five patients presenting to three clinics were independently evaluated for thyroid dysfunction by applied kinesiology (AK), a clinical protocol, and laboratory testing. Each was rated on a scale of 1 (unquestionably hypothyroid) to 7 (unquestionably hyperthyroid). AK ratings correlated with clinical ratings (rs = .36, p less than .002) and with(More)