This study emphasizes the significant contribution of laboratory tests in chiropractic practice. Its importance rests not only with teaching purposes, but also rests with the proper assessment of clinical conditions frequently observed in chiropractic practice. Laboratory tests used in a proper context serve not only as a valuable instrument to identify primary and underlying abnormal physiological
factors, but also assist the chiropractor in identifying more precisely those cases that require a medical referral. This study also demonstrates that laboratory testing of chiropractic patients is a necessary and essential clinical procedure for complete public protection. It also demonstrates that chiropractors are an essential part of the health team even when patients are under medical supervision.
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