TITLE

ADJUSTING THE ROLE OF CHIROPRACTORS IN THE UNITED STATES: WHY NARROWING CHIROPRACTOR SCOPE OF PRACTICE STATUTES WILL PROTECT PATIENTS

AUTHOR(S)
Morrison, Peter
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Spring2009, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p493
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the move of the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court concerning chiropractors' role in the U.S. healthcare systems. State legislatures have exercised the police power to regulate professional licenses on medical practice's scope to satisfy the patients needs in diagnostic and general medical examinations. Information regarding the effects of Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) particularly on musculoskeletal conditions treatment is also discoursed.
ACCESSION #
44211111

 

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