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The effect of perceived weight status and BMI perception on food attitudes and food relationships
The aim of this study is to further delineate the relationship between actual BMI and perceived body weight, and how it affects various variables such as overall and mental health, food relationships, and lifestyle habits.
Assessing patient experience of the tenets of osteopathic medicine
The objectives of this study were to assess patient experience of the tenets of osteopathic medicine, physician empathy, satisfaction with the visit, and to compare the results for patients who saw DOs with those who saw MD physicians.
Glucocorticoid use in rheumatoid arthritis patients and the onset of pneumonia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The goal of this study was to systematically review and statistically analyze pooled data documenting pneumonia as an adverse event in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients on disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) as a monotherapy vs RA patients on DMARDs and glucocorticoids as combination therapy.
J Osteopath Med; 123(4): 179-186
The presence of person-centered language in orthopedic-related amputation research: a cross-sectional analysis
Amputations are routine in orthopedics, specifically during trauma and when patients have recurrent surgical site infections. When undergoing amputations, patients must combat the psychosocial factors associated with the loss of an extremity, including stigmatization. This study analyzes the presence of person-centered language within amputation-related orthopedic publications in the top orthopedic journals.
J Osteopath Med; 123(5): 235-242
Understanding and preference toward DOs and OMT before and after an osteopathic principles and practice fellow lecture series
The main objective of our study was to investigate the preferences of Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MSBS) students at an osteopathic institution regarding osteopathic medicine and to investigate whether an active intervention can change their preferences and understanding.
J Osteopath Med; 123(3): 135-141
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J Osteopath Med; 122(10): i-iv
How did the dietary habits of patients with chronic medical conditions change during COVID-19?
The purpose of this study was to identify differences in dietary habits, lifestyle habits, and food attitudes between those with chronic medical conditions compared to the populations without chronic medical conditions since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
J Osteopath Med; 123(1): 7-17
Frontmatter, September 2022 Issue
J Osteopath Med; 122(9): i-iv
Mask-related skin changes among healthcare workers in a community-based hospital
During the COVID-19 pandemic, dermatologists noticed an increase in conditions associated with mask wearing, such as “maskne”, as well as worsening of previously diagnosed dermatologic conditions. The goal of this study was to explore various factors that impacted mask-related skin changes and how these skin changes affected quality of life.
J Osteopath Med; 122(12): 609-615
The effects of wearing a mask on an exercise regimen
The goal of this study is to identify the impact of mask use on normal perceived physiology (breathing, heart rate, temperature, exertion, stamina, and quality of workout) within the exercising population.
J Osteopath Med; 122(11): 545-552