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Does interprofessional interaction influence physical therapy students’ attitudes toward chiropractic?

December 20, 2018

Background: Interprofessional education (IPE) facilitates collaborative health practice, improving clinical outcomes. Objective: Explore physical therapy (PT) students’ observations about chiropractic, including attitudes amongst distinctive PT programs. Methods: We administered a 74-item electronic survey, including 12 attitudinal items comprising the chiropractic attitude questionnaire (CAQ), to PT students at two universities. PT students at University 2 interacted

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Relationship between Ontario chiropractors’ attitudes toward drug prescription rights and Canadian versus non-Canadian college of graduation: results from an online survey

March 14, 2016

Objective: To investigate differences between chiropractors’ attitudes toward drug prescription rights based on chiropractic college of graduation. Methods: A secondary data analysis of a 2015 survey of chiropractors from Ontario, Canada was performed. The questionnaire included 14 items concerning chiropractors’ knowledge and attitudes toward drug prescription including demographics. Results: 960 of 2,677 deliverable questionnaires were completed (36% response rate). The majority of respondents

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Assessing the attitudes, knowledge and perspectives of medical students to chiropractic

May 21, 2014

Objective: To assess second-year medical students’ views on chiropractic. Methods: A three-step triangulation approach was designed, comprising a 53-item survey, nine key informant interviews and one focus group of 8 subjects. ANOVA was used to assess attitude-response survey totals over grouping variables. Constant comparison method and NVivo was used for thematic analysis. Results: 112 medical

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Attitudes toward vaccination: A cross-sectional survey of students at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

May 08, 2014

Introduction: The purpose of this study was to conduct an online survey of chiropractic students in the 2011/12 academic year at CMCC in order to determine their attitudes toward vaccination, their history of vaccination and their opinions towards their level of preparedness and confidence to discuss vaccination with patients. Method: All students enrolled in the

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