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 - 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

Chapter 7
7
Chapter 2 Diagnostic Imaging
11
Chapter 3 Instrumentation
35
Clinical Laboratory
55
Chapter 5 Record Keeping and Patient Consents
81
Clinical Impression
93
Chapter 8
105
Chapter 9
131
Chapter 10
139
Chapter 11 Collaborative Care
159
Chapter 12 Contraindications and Complications
167
Professional Development
185
Epilogue
193
Appendix B Summary of Recommendations Guidelines
199
Appendix C Responses to Guidelines Address to which comments on these
217
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