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Any Literature on DO ideology?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by Pursuing MD, Jul 28, 2002.

  1. Pursuing MD

    Pursuing MD Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    What is a good book (or other piece of literature) that discusses the theme, beliefs, spirit, and ideologies that DOs believe in? I'm looking to read up on what (proven or debatable) medical practices distinguish DOs from MDS.

    Please provide the title and author of the book. If it is an article, please provide the source and date of publication.
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  3. Dr/\/\om

    Dr/\/\om Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Jul 12, 2002
    Tulsa, OK
  4. Dr JPH

    Dr JPH Banned Banned 10+ Year Member

    Feb 4, 2000
    Dr. Mom...always so quick on the responses!

    Norman Gevitz..."The DOs: Osteopathic Medicine in America".

    Must read for future DO student/applicant.
  5. drusso

    drusso Physician Moderator Emeritus Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

    Nov 21, 1998
    Over the rainbow
    Another good book is "Osteopathic Medicine: A Reformation in Progress" available at Click Here

    A good overall review article is published by Lesho in the Archives of Family Medicine Click Here

    You have to remember that osteopathic medicine is not only about a modality (spinal manipulation) but is also a philosophy and worldview toward patient care too.
  6. sweetz1180

    sweetz1180 Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Apr 3, 2001
    Queens, NY
    I second that, I read it before interviewing and it defintely helped especially since one of the questions I was asked during the interview was regarding what I knew about osteopathic history.

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