Peer Reviewed Publications & Resources:
Chiropractors at McMaster University:
- The formation and direction of a university-based multidisciplinary chiropractic working group
Chiropractors and Collaborative Care:
- An overview illustrated with a case report
- Although not typical, there appears to be a growing trend of chiropractors working within collaborative care settings. We use a case report for resources to highlight features of patient care and education related to chiropractic practice within a collaborative care model. This paper hopes to offer some insight and resources into how a chiropractor might fit into a collaborative setting and what training might help them to function effectively.
- The World Health Organization has recently added Interprofessional Education (IPE) to its global health agenda recognizing it as a necessary component of all health professionals’ education. We suggest mandatory interprofessional shadowing experiences as a mechanism to be used by chiropractic institutions to address this agenda. IPE initiatives of other professions (pharmacy and medicine) are described along with chiropractic.
- Unlikely allies in the collaborative management of pregnancy-related low back pain
- Although chiropractors often practise independently, there is evidence that a growing number are being integrated into multidisciplinary care environments.
- A practical guide for an elective half-day
- Family physicians provide most of the care for the frail elderly population, but many challenges and barriers can lead to difficulties with fragmented, ineffective, and inefficient services.
- To improve the quality, efficiency, and coordination of care for the frail elderly living in the community and to enhance geriatric and interprofessional skills for providers and learners.