Wadie I Najm

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Publications

  1. pmc Content validity of manual spinal palpatory exams - A systematic review
    Wadie I Najm
    Department of Family Medicine and Geriatrics, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, 101 City Drive, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 3:1. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Spinal palpation: The challenges of information retrieval using available databases
    Linda S Murphy
    Susan Samueli Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, University of California Irvine, College of Medicine, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 26:374-82. 2003
  3. pmc Searching biomedical databases on complementary medicine: the use of controlled vocabulary among authors, indexers and investigators
    Linda S Murphy
    Science Library Reference Department, University of California, Irvine 926233 9557, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 3:3. 2003
  4. pmc S-adenosyl methionine (SAMe) versus celecoxib for the treatment of osteoarthritis symptoms: a double-blind cross-over trial. [ISRCTN36233495]
    Wadie I Najm
    Department of Family Medicine and Geriatrics, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, 101 City Drive, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 5:6. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Reliability of spinal palpation for diagnosis of back and neck pain: a systematic review of the literature
    Michael A Seffinger
    Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:E413-25. 2004

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Content validity of manual spinal palpatory exams - A systematic review
    Wadie I Najm
    Department of Family Medicine and Geriatrics, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, 101 City Drive, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 3:1. 2003
    ..To evaluate the status of the current scientific evidence, we conducted a systematic review to assess the content validity of spinal palpatory tests used to identify spinal neuro-musculoskeletal dysfunction...
  2. ncbi request reprint Spinal palpation: The challenges of information retrieval using available databases
    Linda S Murphy
    Susan Samueli Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, University of California Irvine, College of Medicine, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 26:374-82. 2003
    ..first, what is the yield of PubMed MEDLINE for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) studies compared to other databases; second, what is an effective search strategy to answer a sample research question on spinal palpation?..
  3. pmc Searching biomedical databases on complementary medicine: the use of controlled vocabulary among authors, indexers and investigators
    Linda S Murphy
    Science Library Reference Department, University of California, Irvine 926233 9557, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 3:3. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that authors, investigators and indexers in four biomedical databases are not consistent in their use of terminology in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)...
  4. pmc S-adenosyl methionine (SAMe) versus celecoxib for the treatment of osteoarthritis symptoms: a double-blind cross-over trial. [ISRCTN36233495]
    Wadie I Najm
    Department of Family Medicine and Geriatrics, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, 101 City Drive, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 5:6. 2004
    ..The present study compares the effectiveness of SAMe to a cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor (celecoxib) for pain control, functional improvement and to decrease side effects in people with osteoarthritis of the knee...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reliability of spinal palpation for diagnosis of back and neck pain: a systematic review of the literature
    Michael A Seffinger
    Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:E413-25. 2004
    ..A systematic review...