Online Activities & Pursuits: PEW/Internet

pew.gif Here are some of the latest reports from PEW/Internet under the topic Online Activities & Pursuits: PEW/Internet:

  • Increased Use of Video-sharing Sites
    48% of internet users have been to video-sharing sites such as YouTube and the daily traffic to such sites on a typical day has doubled in the past year.
  • Information Searches That Solve Problems
    There are several major findings in this report. One is this: For help with a variety of common problems, more people turn to the internet than consult experts or family members to provide information and resources.
  • Teens and Social Media
    More teens are creating and sharing material on the internet. And 28% of online teens have blogs, up from 2004. Blogging growth is almost entirely fueled by girls. A subset of teens — super communicators — rise as email fades as a communication tool for teens.
  • Digital Footprints: Online identity management and search in the age of transparency
    Internet users are becoming more aware of their digital footprint; 47% have searched for information about themselves online, up from just 22% five years ago.
  • Hobbyists Online
    83% of online Americans say they have used the internet to seek information about their hobbies and 29% do so on a typical day.
  • Online Video
    The growing adoption of broadband combined with a dramatic push by content providers to promote online video has helped to pave the way for mainstream audiences to embrace online video viewing. Fifty-seven percent of online adults have used the internet to watch or download video, and 19% do so on a typical day. Three-quarters of broadband users (74%) who enjoy high-speed connections at both home and work watch or download video online.
  • A Typology of Information and Communication Technology Users
    Half of all American adults are only occasional users of modern information gadgetry, while 8% are avid participants in all that digital life has to offer.
  • Wikipedia users
    36% of online American adults consult Wikipedia.
  • Social Networking Websites and Teens
    More than half (55%) of all online American youths ages 12-17 use online social networking sites.
  • Finding Answers Online in Sickness and in Health
    As more Americans come online, more rely on the internet for important health information. Fully 58% of those who found the internet to be crucial or important during a loved one’s recent health crisis say the single most important source of information was something they found online.

Chiropractic/CAM: all posts

back.jpgThis page lists all the entries in the Chiropractic/CAM category. See also The Index to Chiropractic Literature This page last updated April 6, 2009.

  • Neck Pain and the Decade of the Bone and Joint 2000–2010
  • New in the Chiropractic Journals [updated February 1, 2009]
  • Who uses chiropractic?
  • How can chiropractic become a respected mainstream profession? The example of podiatry
  • Integrative medicine: A tale of two clinics
  • Distance Education: The Benefits of Spinal Manipulation
  • Chiropractic Treatment Tables
  • IN-CAM Outcomes Database
  • Individual patient education for low back pain (Cochrane Review)
  • Diagnostic imaging practice guidelines for musculoskeletal complaints in adults — an evidence-based approach
  • Expenditures and health status among adults with back and neck problems
  • The integration of chiropractors into healthcare teams: a case study from sport medicine
  • Chiropractic manipulation: reasons for concern?
  • Chiropractors and the risk of stroke: new research from Spine
  • Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain
  • Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
  • Journal of Athletic Training: Open Access
  • The Dietary Supplements Labels Database: brands, ingredients, and references
  • Evidence-Based Treatment of Adult Whiplash Associated Disorder Grades 1-4 of the Cervical Spine
  • Do chiropractors adhere to guidelines for back radiographs?: A study of chiropractic teaching clinics in Canada
  • A systematic review of randomised clinical trials of individualised herbal medicine in any indication
  • Chiropractic legal challenges to the physical therapy scope of practice: Anybody else taking the ethical high ground?
  • Evaluating complex healthcare systems: A critique of four approaches
  • Chiropractor and MD Interaction
  • Adverse effects of spinal manipulation: a systematic review
  • Writing for Chiropractic Journals
  • Chiropractic care for nonmusculoskeletal conditions: a systematic review with implications for whole systems research
  • Chiropractic treatment tables and infection control
  • The new, improved Index to Chiropractic Literature
  • Musculoskeletal medicine: An assessment of the attitudes and knowledge of medical students at Harvard Medical School
  • Journal of Chiropractic Medicine
  • Chiropractic and CAM utilization: A descriptive review
  • Writing narrative literature reviews for peer-reviewed journals: secrets of the trade
  • Research Review Service for Chiropractors: Dr. Shawn Thistle
  • Do chiropractic college faculty understand informed consent?
  • Adverse events associated with pediatric spinal manipulation: A systematic review
  • Evidence-Based Medicine in Low Back Pain
  • “A window into the soul of the chiropractic profession”: JMPT 2006; 29(9)
  • Chiropractic Subject Headings (ChiroSH): 2006 edition
  • Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT): JAMA articles
  • Open Access Journals for Chiropractors: a selection
  • Chiropractic & Osteopathy in PubMed Central
  • Canadian Neck Pain Practice Guideline: feedback on the Addendum requested
  • Journal of Chiropractic Education: now an Open Access journal
  • Osteoporotic compression fractures of the spine; current options and considerations for treatment
  • Diagnostic Imaging Guidelines for the Chiropractic Profession: A Worldwide Consultation on the Web
  • What is intervertebral disc degeneration, and what causes it? [literature review]
  • The drive for legitimation in Australian naturopathy: successes and dilemmas
  • Impact of continuing education interventions on clinical outcomes of patients with neck pain who received physical therapy
  • The drive for legitimation by osteopathy and chiropractic in Australia: Between heterodoxy and orthodoxy
  • Inconsistent grading of evidence across countries: A review of low back pain guidelines
  • Effectiveness of an evidence-based chiropractic continuing education workshop on participant knowledge of evidence-based health care
  • How far can complementary and alternative medicine go? The case of chiropractic and homeopathy
  • Inappropriate use of the title chiropractor and term chiropractic manipulation in the peer-reviewed biomedical literature
  • Chiropractic manipulation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: A pilot study
  • Chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy: international guidelines reviewed
  • Chiropractic spinal manipulation for low back pain of pregnancy: a retrospective case series
  • Review conclusions by Ernst and Canter regarding spinal manipulation refuted
  • Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy
  • Journal publications by Australian chiropractic academics: Are they enough? [Open Access]
  • Journal of Sports Science & Medicine: free online journal
  • The outcome of control groups in clinical trials of conservative treatments for chronic mechanical neck pain: a systematic review [Open Access]
  • JAOA: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association [Open Access]
  • Initial patterns of clinical care and recovery from whiplash injuries: responses to this study
  • Startle responses elicited by whiplash perturbations
  • Acute paraplegia following chiropractic therapy
  • Clinical Chiropractic: Journal of the College of Chiropractors (UK)
  • A systematic review of systematic reviews of spinal manipulation: responses
  • A systematic review of systematic reviews of spinal manipulation [by] E. Ernst
  • Referral patterns and attitudes of primary care physicians towards chiropractors
  • A critical review of guidelines for low back pain treatment
  • Canadian Chiropractic Convention, Vancouver, November 16-18, 2006
  • New Chiropractic Guidelines/Best Practices
  • Continuing Education Requirements for Canadian Chiropractors: Federation Of Chiropractic Licensing Boards
  • History and overview of theories and methods of chiropractic
  • The role of chiropractic adjusting tables as reservoirs for microbial diseases
  • A comparative analysis of chiropractic and general practitioner patients in North America: Findings from the Joint Canada/United States Survey of Health, 2002-03
  • A Valid and Reliable Instrument: A One Minute Spinal Index
  • Outcome Assessment Questionnaires (Chiropractic)
  • Characterizing the Course of Low Back Pain: A Latent Class Analysis
  • The Index to Chiropractic Literature (ICL)
    Anne Taylor-Vaisey
  • Adult/Continuing/Health Education: all posts

    This page contains a list of all the entries for the category Adult/Continuing/Health Education and it was last updated January 1, 2010.

    See also Individual Issues of Journals; What’s New in the Medical Education Journals; Series or Collections: Index

    Industry & Health Care: all posts

    Last updated January 1, 2010

    Patient Care: all posts

    Last updated February 26, 2008

    Writing & Publishing: all posts

    Last updated February 7, 2009

    Information Seeking: all posts

    Last updated February 2, 2008