Key Features

  • Content covers everything from salutations to case histories and follow up care — mimicking how chiropractors and assistants interact with patients.
  • The highly portable pocket guide format is easy to reference when taking a history or adjusting a patient.
  • Different types of questions are posed to facilitate patient communication.
  • A pronunciation guide gives readers additional support and confidence when communicating with Spanish-speaking patients.

Table of Contents

Pronunciations
Salutations
Communication and Courtesy
Benefits of Chiropractic Care
Taking a Patient History
Report of Findings
Physical Examination
Overall Health Assessment
Explaining the Adjustment
Traditional Adjustment
Instrument Adjustment
Positioning the Patient
Table
Chair
Other Equipment
General Explanations
Course of Care
Explanations for Specific Conditions
Whiplash
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Problems
Cervical Problems
Muscle Spasm
Headaches
Degenerative Joint Disease
Carpal Tunnel
X-rays
Therapy
PT
Heat
Cold
Ultrasound
Traction
Complementary and/or Supportive Care
Nutrition
Dietary
Lifestyle
Posture
Office Administration
Setting Appointments
Making Referrals
Discussing Fees
Insurance
Office Hours
Spanish English Vocabulary
Informal Expressions
Glossary

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323075442

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