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Unformatted text preview: ed. Among the components of TCM
are herbal and nutritional therapy, restorative physical exercises, meditation, acupuncture,
and remedial massage. INTRODUCTION TO
Chiropract ic Wednesday, September 21, 2005 T heory of chiropract ic Chiropractors evaluate the neuromusculoskeletal system of the human body
DC’s examine, diagnose, and treat the spine
Our purpose is always to normalize the transmission of nerve energy.
The basic theory of chiropractic is that "subluxations" are the cause of most medical
problems. A "subluxation" is a misalignment of the spine that allegedly interferes with Chiropract ic adjust ment Coulehan: p. 236 - 250. Handout : Drugs of Abuse
acut e t olerance primary effect
acut e dependence Reason for which the drug is used; desired effect.
Opposite of the primary effect; undesired effect.
Secondary drug effect which develops in excess to tolerance over time. chronic t olerance
chronic change in t olerance
addict ion Manifestation of repeated acute tolerance.
Manifestation of repeated acute dependence experiences.
Reflects on-going neural adaptation. remembering Once the brain has become adapted, it remains adapted for life. maximal t olerance
decreasing t olerance wit hdrawal
sensit iz at ion dependence with evidence of tolerance or withdrawal 3 groups of drugs opponent process t heory Explains how some non-drug behaviors can become addictive Eat ing disorders primary prevent ion
act ive primary prevent ion
passive primary prevent ion
secondary prevent ion
t ert iary prevent ion years of pot ent ial life lost CHAPT ER 13: SLEEP HYGIENE
Lect ure: Sleep Hist ory
Tuesday, November 01, 2005 5 causes of sleepiness Epwort h Sleepiness Scale
Woot en Sleepiness Scale
Sleep hygiene Sleep behaviors Narcolepsy St ages of sleep Sleep hygiene t echniques See handout .
Handout : Domest ic Violence
See handout . 5 t ypes of child abuse Interview with and without parent present
Diagnosis of physical abuse Diagnosis of sexual abuse Diagnosis of general abuse Lect ure: Exercise & Fit ness
Why exercise? Tuesday, November 01, 2005 Light act ivit y (60 mins) Maximum HR 220 - age FIT T Principle Major findings Benefit s of regular act ivit y Lect ure: Nut rit ion
Overweight Thursday, October 20, 2005
Body Mass Index = wt (kg) / ht (m) / ht (m) = wt (lbs) / ht (in) / ht (in) * 703
BMI ≥ 95th percentile Risk of overweight
Accept able BMI 85th percentile ≤ BMI < 95th percentile
BMI < 5th percentile
19 - 24 Overweight
Obese 25 - 29
30+ Effect s of diet ary fat Daily fat intake should be reduced to < 30% of total calories ingested.
night -eat ing syndrome
Effect of fiber 5 servings and at least one serving of a fiber-rich cereal
Effect of red meat
Prot ein recommendat ion Patients should limit protein intake to 10 - 20% of total calories Teenagers and older adults
Definit ion of a drink
"empt y calories"...
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2013 for the course MEDICINE All taught by Professor Johnsmith during the Fall '12 term at Eastern Virginia Medical School.
- Fall '12