BC tackles whiplash-injury problem

Kent, Heather
April 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;04/21/98, Vol. 158 Issue 8, p1003
Academic Journal
Discusses the British Columbia Whiplash Initiative, driven by the Quebec Task Force on Whiplash Associated Disorders. The program being a joint effort by the BC College of Family Physicians, the Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC) and the Department of Family Practice and the medical faculty at University of British Columbia (UBC); Components of the program, including a Web site; The rate for whiplash injury claims in BC.


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