David W. Miller: Defining "Acupuncturist"
This important paper gives insight and perspective about the
increasing need to distinguish the clinical practice characteristics of
individuals within the emerging professional practice structure. Dr. Miller,
both an MD and an LAc, discusses the fact that there are differences in
practice styles, training backgrounds, and clinical structures for the delivery
of this medicine as well as fundamental commonalities of practice for all the
individuals who are involved in this discipline.
S.P. Vinjamury: How To Write A Case Report
Sivarama Prasad Vinjamury, an MD (Ayurveda) and MAOM, is a
professor of research at the Southern California University of Health Sciences.
This paper discussing the steps necessary to construct a successful case report
(or case study) is a valuable tool for all clinical practitioners who may decide
to write up one of their cases. It includes a brief overview of the types of
case reports, the stages of case report writing, and the anatomy of a case
report. The American Acupuncturist
welcomes case report submissions; the journal’s Author Guidelines include this
article in its Appendix.