Don't Tell Me How to Run My Practice: Chiropractic Guidelines and Pathways

Crawford, Mark
May 2013
Journal of the American Chiropractic Association;May/Jun2013, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p7
Academic Journal
The article discusses clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for chiropractors, developed via consensus and available information, and clinical care pathways or protocols for making decisions about and organizing care processes for a specific patient group. The article notes the CPGs describe best evidence and care pathways are the framework for linking clinical practice with the available evidence. The Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters' (CCGPP) is mentioned.


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