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Testing an association between baseline resting pulse rate averages and short-term changes in resting pulse rates: A pilot study

June 16, 2015

Introduction: Resting heart (pulse) rate (RPR) monitoring may be a useful neurological assessment tool in chiropractic practice. Lower RPR generally reflects a better level of fitness and health status than higher RPR. However, the clinical significance of short-term changes in RPR remains unknown. The purpose of this study was to take an initial step towards

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A brief overview of the development process for written, self-report, health-related surveys

June 27, 2014

Objective and Rationale: The objective of this paper is to present a comprehensive, yet brief, flowchart type of overview of the salient literature describing the key chronological steps involved in developing “pencil and paper,” self-report, health-related survey instruments – particularly survey instruments which endeavor to measure abstract construct such as “quality of life,” “disability,” or

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