DIAG 2725 Critical Thinking - Nature of Disease

DIAG 2725 Critical Thinking - Nature of Disease - Nature of...

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Nature of Disease Infectious Traumatic Degenerative Metabolic Neoplastic Autoimmune Postural / Ergonomic Related to the spine
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Most Complaints Seen In a Chiropractor’s Office Musculoskeletal headaches neck pain low back pain upper extremity pain lower extremity pain midback pain Systemic ( non muscloskletal) headaches asthma allergies diabetes hypertension
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Associated Presentations Infections Traumatic Degenerative Metabolic Neoplastic Autoimmune fever trauma age/ repeated microtrauma family or personal Hx family/ signs of neoplasm Hx and investigation
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Traumatic/ Microtrauma History of trauma Repeated microtrauma carpal tunnel syndrome tennis elbow occupational low back ( dentist, hairdresser, truck driver)
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Inflammatory May be associated with signs of inflammation or infection ( hotness, redness, tenderness and loss of function) May be without obvious sign of inflammation as in inflammatory arthritis Ankylosing spondylitis, Reiter’s syndrome
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course DIAG 2725 taught by Professor Williamkessel during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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