The Pocket Manual Of OMT: Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment For Physicians
The Pocket Manual of OMT: Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for Physicians
The Pocket Manual of OMT is a practical, concise clinical reference for physicians and osteopathic medical students learning and using manipulative diagnosis and treatment techniques. The book's organization by body region enables readers to select appropriate treatments for specific diseases. For each technique, the book provides indications, contraindications, a stepwise description, and a photograph.
This edition presents 43 new techniques, including seated facet release and inherent motion diagnosis and treatment techniques. Updated and expanded descriptions of osteopathic principles are complemented by new illustrations and clinical correlations. Exercises that clinicians can prescribe to patients appear after the appropriate treatments.
A companion website offers the fully searchable text; online case studies with COMLEX-style multiple-choice questions for each chapter; and 250 instructional technique videos.
About the Author
David R. Essig-Beatty, DO is a professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. Due to the lack of a good resource for OMT techniques for their students, he and his colleagues at WVSOM developed this book for use in their curriculum. In the past yar, the book has sold through the school and has begun to sell at...