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Comparison of chiropractic student lexicon at two educational institutions: a cross-sectional survey

April 25, 2019

Objective: To evaluate student perceptions of chiropractic cultural authority, role in healthcare and use of terms at two chiropractic institutions, the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) and Parker University (Parker). Methods: A unique survey was developed and administered electronically to Year 2-3 students (n=387) at CMCC and as a paper-based surveys to trimester 4-5 (comparison

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SafetyNET Community-based patient safety initiatives: development and application of a Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Survey

December 20, 2018

Objectives: To: 1) develop/adapt and validate an instrument to measure patient safety attitudes and opinions of community-based spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) providers; 2) implement the instrument; and 3) compare results among healthcare professions. Methods: A review of the literature and content validation were used for the survey development. Community-based chiropractors and physiotherapists in 4 Canadian

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Exercise prescription: perceptions and physical activity habits in chiropractic students at CMCC

December 08, 2016

Background: Health care practitioner’s physical activity (PA) habits are associated with their likelihood to recommend PA to their patients. The intent of this project is to better understand the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) students’ perceptions and practices of PA and exercise prescription as this may predict exercise counselling they will provide to future patients.

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Self-reported attitudes, skills and use of evidence-based practice among Canadian doctors of chiropractic: a national survey

December 16, 2015

Objectives: To identify Canadian chiropractors’ attitudes, skills and use of evidence based practice (EBP), as well as their level of awareness of previously published chiropractic clinical practice guidelines (CPGs). Methods: 7,200 members of the Canadian Chiropractic Association were invited by e-mail to complete an online version of the Evidence Based practice Attitude & utilisation SurvEy

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Diagnostic and treatment methods used by chiropractors: A random sample survey of Canada’s English-speaking provinces

August 31, 2015

Objective: It is important to understand how chiropractors practice beyond their formal education. The objective of this analysis was to assess the diagnostic and treatment methods used by chiropractors in English-speaking Canadian provinces. Methods: A questionnaire was created that examined practice patterns amongst chiropractors. This was sent by mail to 749 chiropractors, randomly selected and

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