Michael A Seffinger
Affiliation: Western University of Health Sciences
- Reliability of spinal palpation for diagnosis of back and neck pain: a systematic review of the literatureMichael 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...
- Content validity of manual spinal palpatory exams - A systematic reviewWadie 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...
- Searching biomedical databases on complementary medicine: the use of controlled vocabulary among authors, indexers and investigatorsLinda 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)...
- Spinal palpation: The challenges of information retrieval using available databasesLinda 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?..