3108.0 Expanding the Evidence Base: Status of Current Research

Monday, November 5, 2007: 10:30 AM
The session will focus on issues in developing effective research protocols, defining potential environments for collaborative research and reporting on outcomes of clinical trials.
Session Objectives: •Describe methods for conducting a dose-response trial of chiropractic care for headaches. •Articulate the dose-response and efficacy effects of spinal manipulation for the care of cervicogenic headache. •Describe the theoretical process in which health outcome measures are created. •Evaluate the health outcome measures used in current chiropractic clinical research. •Describe the status of the literature pertaining to chiropractic care provided in the military and veteran environments. •Identify potential areas for collaborative research. •Identify challenges to chiropractic research with neonates.

10:30 AM
Dose-response of spinal manipulation for cervicogenic headache: Long-term outcomes from a randomized trial
Mitchell Haas, DC, MA, Adele Mattinat Spegman, PhD, RN, David Peterson, DC, Mikel Aickin, PhD and Bonnie Ganger
10:50 AM
Outcome Measures in Chiropractic Research: How Do We Choose?
Raheleh Khorsan, MA, Ian Coulter, PhD, Cheryl Hawk, DC, PhD and Christine Goertz Choate, DC, PhD
11:10 AM
Chiropractic practice in military and veterans' medicine: The state of the literature
Bart Green, MSEd, DC, Claire Johnson, MSEd, DC and Anthony J. Lisi, DC
11:30 AM
Exploring the effectiveness of chiropractic treatments for young infants with ongoing breastfeeding difficulties
Adele Mattinat Spegman, PhD, RN, Mitchell Haas, DC, MA and Elise G. Hewitt, DC

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Chiropractic Health Care
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing