By Eileen L DiGiovanna, Stanley Schiowitz, Dennis J Dowling
Osteopathic scientific scholars and school make the most of a uniquely sensible textual content that organizes osteopathic thoughts and step by step thoughts right into a unmarried finished quantity. This re-creation comprises new, all-important updates on somatic and visceral difficulties, writing the osteopathic manipulative prescription, and case histories to mirror alterations within the nationwide licensing exam. The book’s built-in strategy for analysis and therapy embraces uncomplicated osteopathic historical past and philosophy, osteopathic palpation and manipulation, and particular manipulative remedies and ideas. considerable photos exhibit step by step options. Meticulous illustrations depict underlying anatomy.
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An Osteopathic Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment 3rd Edition by Eileen L DiGiovanna, Stanley Schiowitz, Dennis J Dowling