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Chiropractic Physicians' Knowledge Of Pediatric Concussions, Rachel A. Lamb, Michael S. Weller Apr 2016

Chiropractic Physicians' Knowledge Of Pediatric Concussions, Rachel A. Lamb, Michael S. Weller

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Recent legislation in the state of Ohio now allows chiropractic physicians who possess certain credentials to both diagnose and clear young patients who have sustained concussions. Unfortunately, little if any existing research examines the knowledge and abilities of chiropractic physicians regarding the management of this condition. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to provide a general overview of chiropractic physicians’ knowledge regarding the diagnosis and management of pediatric concussions. A survey was emailed to 1,344 chiropractors in the state of Ohio. Of those who were contacted, 71 completed the survey. The survey included questions regarding demographics, patient scenarios ...