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Evidenced Based Outcomes

Evidence Based Outcomes 211

Cold and Flu - Vaccinations, Green Tea, Zinc, Probiotics and Neti Pots


  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine in healthy adults and children 
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine in the elderly 
  • Evaluate the importance of influenza vaccination in those with recent cardiac events 
  • Explain the key elements in the "Tamiflu Controversy" 
  • Discuss limitations to the Tamiflu research base 
  • Discuss limitations to using zinc for the common cold 
  • Evaluate strengths of study design for pragmatic trials 
  • Discuss the effectiveness of using probiotics for the common cold 

Joshua Goldenberg, ND

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$40.00 USD

Evidence Based Outcomes 204

Practical Guide to Using Outcome Assessment (Measures) in Your Clinical Practice


  • Provide a rationale for the use of outcome assessments in practice
  • Survey the recommended outcome assessment measures used by chiropractors and provide a copy or link to download them electronically
  • Describe the recommended outcome measures and provide instruction on how to score them
  • Detail the psychometric properties of the commonly used outcome measures to aid in determining clinically relevant change in patients
  • Indicate which outcome measures to use and when to use them

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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$29.00 USD

Evidence Based Outcomes 202

Evidence Based Practice: Asking the Questions and Searching For Evidence


  • Define Evidence Based Practice (EBP)
  • Identify problems/obstacles to EBP
  • Outline the process of EBP
  • Learn how to ask good clinical questions: PICO
  • Describe how to search PubMed and learn how PubMed translates a search query
  • Define MeSH terms and describe their use
  • Illustrate how to limit or broaden your search to find the appropriate content
  • Compare the results of boolean operators AND, OR and NOT

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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$21.00 USD

Evidence Based Outcomes 201

Outcomes Assessment in Chiropractic Practice - Reviewing the Current Literature


  • Assess the current literature on outcomes assessment in chiropractic practice
  • Describe the psychometric properties outcome measures
  • Summarize the utility of patient related outcome measures
  • Outline the various domains of outcome assessments
  • Describe the clinical significance of common patient reported outcome measures
  • Identify guidelines and recommendations for use of outcomes measures in daily practice
  • Identify clinician driven outcome measures and discuss the strength of evidence supporting them along with their clinical significance and utility

Dean Smith, DC, PhD


$42.00 USD