CEU Exam 17: "Osteopathic Treatment of
Asthma (letter to the Editor)"

1 A.R.E. CEU

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1.  Charles Hazzard, an influential early osteopath, summarized the effects of lesions in asthma as _______________.
  abnormal motor effects
  abnormal vaso-motor effects
  both of the above
  neither of the above

2.  Dysautonomia has been described in asthma with an emphasis on hyperresponsiveness of the parasympathetic system, beta-adrenergic hyporesponsiveness, or both.

3.  Hyperemia of bronchial vessels in asthmatics has been noted and attributed to sympathetic vaso-constriction.

4.  The simulated treatment in the Balon et al. study involved __________________.
  soft-tissue massage
  high velocity thrust to the cervical vertebrae
  inhibition of the upper thoracic vertebrae
  all of the above

5.  Balon et al. concluded that the addition of chiropractic spinal manipulation to usual medical care provided no benefit for children with asthma.

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