3300.0 Research: Current status and updates I

Monday, November 8, 2010: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This session will present a number of research projects focusing on outcomes that are clinically useful to clinicians. Discussion will include reviewing Risk Difference, Numbers Needed to Treat and Confidence Intervals. In addition to Randomized Controlled Trials there will be a discussion on utilizing data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.
Session Objectives: Evaluate the feasibility of conducting a full-scale randomized controlled trial for the treatment of pregnancy related low back pain Discuss utilization of RD, NNT and confidence intervals for clinical decision making. Demonstrate a method for identifying back pain episodes, and back pain chronicity, in population-based studies such as the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS).

Clinician-friendly outcomes from a randomized controlled trial of spinal manipulation for the treatment of cervicogenic Headache
Mitchell Haas, DC, Michael Schneider, DC, PhD Assistant Professor and Darcy Vavrek, ND, MS
Chiropractic treatment of pregnancy-related low back pain: A pilot randomized controlled trial
Caroline Peterson, DC, CPM, PhD, MPH, Thomas Gregory, MD and Mitchell Haas, DC
Disparate use of health services in minority youth with back pain MEPS data
Krista L. Ward, DC, MPH and Monica Smith, DC, PhD

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

Organized by: Chiropractic Health Care

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)