Kent Jason Stuber

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Individuals with cystic fibrosis (CF) are commonly colonized with Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The chronic infections caused by P. aeruginosa are punctuated by acute exacerbations of the lung disease, which lead to significant morbidity and mortality. As regulators of virulence determinants, P. aeruginosa quorum-sensing systems may be active in the chronic lung(More)
OBJECTIVE This study systematically reviewed the published evidence regarding chiropractic care, including spinal manipulation, for pregnancy-related low back pain (LBP). METHODS A multimodal search strategy was conducted, including multiple database searches along with reference and journal hand searching. Studies were limited to those published in(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine which physical examination tests have the highest sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values for determining the presence of sacroiliac joint injuries and/or dysfunction when compared with the gold standard of a sacroiliac joint block. DATA SOURCES A systematic search of the literature was conducted for articles that evaluated(More)
BACKGROUND Lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication is one of the most commonly diagnosed and treated pathological spinal conditions. It frequently afflicts the elderly population. OBJECTIVES To systematically review the evidence for the effectiveness of nonoperative treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication. SEARCH(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this article was to review the literature on the use of chiropractic for the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis. METHODS A literature search was conducted on 4 electronic databases (Medline, Index to Chiropractic Literature, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, and Allied and Complementary Medicine(More)
BACKGROUND The safety of spinal manipulation during pregnancy and the postpartum periods has been a matter of debate among manual therapists. Spinal manipulative therapy during these periods is a commonly performed intervention as musculoskeletal pain is common in these patients. To date there has not been an evaluation of the literature on this topic(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify Canadian chiropractors' attitudes, skills and use of evidence based practice (EBP), as well as their level of awareness of previously published chiropractic clinical practice guidelines (CPGs). METHODS 7,200 members of the Canadian Chiropractic Association were invited by e-mail to complete an online version of the Evidence Based(More)
BACKGROUND The right to prescribe drugs remains a contentious issue within the chiropractic profession. Nevertheless, drug prescription by manual therapy providers is currently an important topic. Notably, physiotherapists in the United Kingdom were recently granted limited independent prescribing rights. Reports suggest that physiotherapists in Australia(More)
BACKGROUND Several published surveys have shown that chiropractors are generally split in their opinions regarding the right to prescribe drugs in chiropractic practice. Many of these studies have been limited by low response rates, leaving the generalizability of their findings open to question. The aim of the current study was to ascertain the general(More)
STUDY DESIGN Delphi. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to obtain an expert consensus on which history factors are most important in the clinical diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS). SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA LSS is a poorly defined clinical syndrome. Criteria for defining LSS are needed and should be informed by the experience of expert(More)