Birth Control Pill Yasmin Benadryl Ultratab 25 Mg Directions Do Benadryl Pills Make You Sleepy Discount Drug Mart Pharmacy Aciphex Online Pharmacy Dream
Index to Chiropractic Literature
Index to Chiropractic Literature
My ICL     Sign In
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Index to Chiropractic LiteratureIndex to Chiropractic LiteratureIndex to Chiropractic Literature
Share:

ICL Home


For best results switch to Advanced Search.
Article Detail
Return to Search Results
ID 610
  Title Survey of Canadian chiropractors’ involvement in the treatment of patients under the age of 18
URL http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2485443/
Journal J Can Chiropr Assoc. 1999 Mar;43(1):50-57
Author(s)
Subject(s)
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Article
Abstract/Notes Background:

There is limited information about the degree of Canadian chiropractors’ involvement in treating patients under the age of 18.

Study Objective:

To determine how frequently and for what reasons chiropractors treat patients under the age of 18.

Methods:

A cross-sectional survey of a random sample of 1,200 Canadian chiropractors. In addition to completing a questionnaire, chiropractors were asked to keep a diary for one month indicating how many children under the age of 18 they had seen and for what reason.

Results:

Fifty-nine percent completed the questionnaire and 48% the diaries. Almost all chiropractors were involved in treating patients under the age of 18. The older the patients, the more likely chiropractors were to treat them. The diary data show consistently lower involvement in treating patients under age 18 than the questionnaires. Differences were smaller, the older the patient. Questionnaire and diary data show that chiropractors see these patients mostly for musculoskeletal conditions. However, chiropractors overestimated the frequency of treating children with colic, menstrual complaints and immune system conditions on the questionnaire. Major geographic differences were found. Eighty-six percent of chiropractors expressed interest in more training in this field.

Conclusion:

These data provide important baseline data for further studies and suggest the importance of further training.

This abstract is reproduced with the permission of the publisher; click on the above link for free full text.


   Text (Citation) Tagged (Export) Excel
 
Email To
Subject
 Message
Format
HTML Text     Excel



To use this feature you must register a personal account in My ICL. Registration is free! In My ICL you can save your ICL searches in My Searches, and you can save search results in My Collections. Be sure to use the Held Citations feature to collect citations from an entire search session. Read more search tips.

Sign Into Existing My ICL Account    |    Register A New My ICL Account
Search Tips
  • Enclose phrases in "quotation marks".  Examples: "low back pain", "evidence-based"
  • Retrieve all forms of a word with an asterisk*, also called a wildcard or truncation.  Example: chiropract* retrieves chiropractic, chiropractor, chiropractors
  • Register an account in My ICL to save search histories (My Searches) and collections of records (My Collections)
Advanced Search Tips