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Sexual harassment of female chiropractors by their patients: a pilot survey of faculty at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

June 15, 2015

Background: The purpose of this study was to survey a group of female chiropractors and inquire as to whether or not they had been sexually harassed by their patients. Methods: An online questionnaire was emailed via Survey Monkey to 47 female faculty members at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC). Respondents were asked if they

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The move towards research in the health professions: A comparison of Chiropractic and Physiotherapy

August 15, 2014

This paper compares the efforts of physiotherapy and chiropractic to move towards the development of a scientific body of knowledge through research. The history of both professions is discussed with particular reference to the education of the clinical practitioners and the educational faculty. Four cited factors contributing to the paucity of research in chiropractic, namely

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Canadian Chiropractic Resources Databank (CCRD): a profile of Canadian chiropractors

July 08, 2014

Objective: To establish a data bank which will serve as a comprehensive inventory of data and document practical information on Canada’s licensed chiropractors and to produce a summary report of this information. Design: A national census mail survey. Setting: Canada. The survey administration timeline during which information was collected was the period of August 1995

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Outcome measures and their everyday use in chiropractic practice

June 13, 2014

Objectives: To describe the extent to which chiropractors utilize standardized outcome and various clinical measures to systematically document patients’ baseline health status and responses to treatment, with particular consideration being given towards quantifi able outcome instruments. Study design: Cross-sectional mailed survey. Participants: Registered chiropractors in the province of Saskatchewan. Methods: A survey was mailed to

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The diagnosis and emergency care of heat related illness and sunburn in athletes: A retrospective case series

June 13, 2014

Objective: Heat illnesses contribute to signifi cant morbidity and occasional mortality in athletic populations. Sunburn increases the risk of various skin carcinomas. This report provides an overview of the etiology, symptomatology, risk identifi cation, prevention, and treatment for heat related illnesses and sunburn. Clinical Features: Four cases are presented to illustrate the diagnosis and immediate

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