Guidelines for Chiropractic Quality Assurance and Practice Parameters: Proceedings of the Mercy Center Consensus Conference

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Scott Haldeman, David Chapman-Smith, Donald M. Petersen
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2004 - Medical - 222 pages
The first-ever practice guidelines by and for the profession! These proceedings are the result of the landmark Mercy Center Consensus Conference in which chiropractic practitioners in the academic, clinical, political, and regulatory sectors met to reach agreement on standards of practice, producing guidelines for practice that provide a major step toward addressing the needs of the patient and assuring the quality and acceptance of chiropractic health services. This publication represents the greatest consensus ever achieved by the profession and is a must have for every chiropractic student and practitioner.
 

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Contents

Introduction and Guide to Use of These Guidelines Xxxvii
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Chapter 7 Modes of Care
101
Chapter 8 Frequency and Duration of Care
115
Chapter 9 Reassessment
131
Outcome Assessment
139
Chapter 11 Collaborative Care
159
Chapter 12 Contraindications and Complications
167
Preventive Maintenance Care and Public Health
179
Epilogue
193
Appendix A Endorsement by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards
197
Appendix B Summary of Recommendations Guidelines
199
Chapter 1 History and Physical Examination 1
200
Clinical Impression 93
207
Appendix C Responses to Guidelines Address to which comments on these Guidelines should be forwarded
217
Index
219
Copyright

Professional Development
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