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Pertinent case studies illustrating the need for laboratory accessibility for Doctors of Chiropractic: a clinical conundrum

July 08, 2014

Current provincial legislation in various jurisdictions across Canada, serves to impede the utilization of the diagnostic laboratory by doctors of chiropractic. Chiropractic students both in Canada and the United States, are required to successfully complete an intensive course of study in the area of laboratory diagnosis, as a necessary aspect of the undergraduate educational curriculum.

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The clinical laboratory in chiropractic practice: what tests to order and why?

July 08, 2014

Access to the clinical laboratory by chiropractors is an important issue in the context of the role of the chiropractor as a primary health care provider and the public’s right to optimal health care in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible. In its efforts to gain the right to do so in Canada, the

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Laboratory diagnosis in Ontario and the need for reform relative to the profession of chiropractic

July 08, 2014

The purpose of this paper is to provide an historical review of the progression of events within the jurisdiction of the province of Ontario related to the issue of laboratory diagnosis and the profession of chiropractic. The provisions of relevant legislation, task forces, Councils, reviews, consensus statements, Commissions and committees, are highlighted and discussed during

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Chiropractic: From rejection to acceptance 1900-1980

July 07, 2014

This paper presents some of the significant milestones that were reached in the long struggle from rejection to acceptance. While it does not attempt to include all of the historical events which contributed to this evolutionary process, it does identify some of the key elements in the laying of a sound foundation upon which the

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Chiropractic complaints and disciplinary cases in Canada

July 07, 2014

This paper retrospectively reviews various complaints and disciplinary cases that have appeared before chiropractic provincial regulatory boards throughout Canada, and have resulted in a significant outcome. This information was compiled by the Disciplinary Records Committee of the Canadian Federation of Chiropractic Regulatory Boards. Annually, the committee recorded the following; jurisdiction, year of disciplinary decision, nature

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