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Potential role of complementary and alternative health care providers in chronic disease prevention and health promotion: an analysis of National Health Interview Survey data.
A preliminary assessment of the potential role of the most frequently used licensed or certified United States complementary and alternative medicine providers in chronic disease prevention and health promotion suggests a need to train CAM providers in evidence-based health promotion counseling. Expand
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: an overview for manual therapists().
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is a health risk in the community and to patients and athletes treated by manual therapists and manual practitioners can play an essential role in recognizing MRSA infections and helping to control its transmission in the health care environment and the community. Expand
Chiropractic care for nonmusculoskeletal conditions: a systematic review with implications for whole systems research.
Evidence from controlled studies and usual practice supports chiropractic care as providing benefit to patients with asthma, cervicogenic vertigo, and infantile colic and Chiropractic investigators, practitioners, and funding agencies should increase their attention to observational designs. Expand
Consensus process to develop a best-practice document on the role of chiropractic care in health promotion, disease prevention, and wellness.
This living document provides a general framework for an evidence-based approach to chiropractic wellness care and describes the procedures and features of wellness care that represent a reasonable approach to Wellness care and disease prevention in chiropractor clinical practice. Expand
Frequency of energy drink use predicts illicit prescription stimulant use.
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to examine energy drink (ED) usage patterns and to investigate the illicit use of prescription stimulants among college students. METHODS A sample of 267Expand
The Council on Chiropractic Education's New Wellness Standard: A call to action for the chiropractic profession
This manuscript discusses relevant topics of health promotion and prevention for chiropractors and other practicing clinicians that should be made priorities with patients in order to enhance both patient health and community and population health. Expand
A Comparison of the Combined-Use of Alcohol & Energy Drinks to Alcohol-Only on High-Risk Drinking and Driving Behaviors
Combined-users are more likely to drive after drinking, drive while knowingly drunk, and participate in other high-risk behaviors such as heavy drinking that increase the potential for injury. Expand
Dietary Supplement Use by Children and Adolescents in the United States to Enhance Sport Performance: Results of the National Health Interview Survey
Self-reported or parental-reported dietary supplement use to enhance sports performance among the child subset of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) dataset was assessed to determine national population estimates for that use. Expand
Cloth-covered chiropractic treatment tables as a source of allergens and pathogenic microbes.
Cloth tables were shown to contain pathogenic microbacteria and allergens, and the chiropractic profession should establish an infection control protocol relevant to treatment tables and discard use of cloth-covered treatment tables in this process. Expand
Hand hygiene and treatment table sanitizing in chiropractic teaching institutions: results of an education intervention to increase compliance.
Education interventions after a theory-based model can have an initial impact on increasing hand hygiene and table sanitizing and further studies should look at a policy component as an effect modifier and whether long-term effects will be seen from such an intervention. Expand