Posts Tagged ‘ prescribing ’

Allowing chiropractors in New Mexico to prescribe will be nothing more than using chiropractic as cheap labour in a state short of Medical Doctors

March 17, 2011
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Allowing chiropractors in New Mexico to prescribe will be nothing more than using chiropractic as cheap labour in a state short of Medical Doctors

  Good discussion going on Brett Kinsler DCs blog about prescribing. Can someone please give me some figures that would suggest a majority of chiropractors or patients want prescribing to be included as part chiropractic care? Plan lets chiropractors prescribe drugs. Controversial bill advances in Legislature Published : Monday, 07 Mar 2011, 11:05 PM...

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Two Points of View on the inclusion of Prescribing into Chiropractic practice

February 22, 2011
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Two Points of View on the inclusion of Prescribing into Chiropractic practice

  I have never felt the need to prescribe meds, if I felt a patient needed meds I would refer them to a medical doctor. If the needed their sink unblocked I would send them to a plumber. Of the case for, I think John Triano has made it best however his argument that...

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Courses in prescribing for chiropractors? Is this the way to boil chiropractic frogs?

February 11, 2011
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Courses in prescribing for chiropractors? Is this the way to boil chiropractic frogs?

I tuned into to BBC news at 8 oclock to listen to the resignation of Hosni Mubarak and I was reminded how unpredictable politics is and of February 2008.  I made my way to the General Chiropractic Councils offices certain that by the end of the day the we would have won a no...

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Chiropractors’ Association of Australia Votes to Affirm Chiropractic as a Drug-Free, Non-Surgical Approach to Health Care

August 25, 2010
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Chiropractors’ Association of Australia Votes to Affirm Chiropractic as a Drug-Free, Non-Surgical Approach to Health Care

    This from Chris Kents blog In light of the current movement by certain factions of the profession for prescriptive rights, the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia (CAA) has recognized the need to take action.  At their most recent national board meeting, the CAA voted to affirm recognition of chiropractic as a drug-free, non-surgical...

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A bad week for mediparactors wishing to prescribe.

August 13, 2010
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A bad week for mediparactors wishing to prescribe.

Things have been so bad with the BCA/GCC alliance  lately, I may have lost sight of the bigger picture and why I would always choose a skilled adjustment before drugs and certainly drugs prescribed by a medipractor. Thanks to  the comment by “le saucisson chocolat” for getting me back on track.  Skeptic Andy Lewis...

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Give generously to the British Chiropractic Association so they can build their bridge to oblivion.

May 19, 2010
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Give generously to the British Chiropractic Association so they can build their bridge to oblivion.

The BCA president Richard Brown recently sent a begging letter to the members of the ECU asking them to help fund their legal expenses to deal with with the chiropractic skeptics complaints After explaining about the Simon Sing case, he explained why the BCA needed the money. Excerpts from the letter are in red...

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Should the WFC and ECU expel the British Chiropractic Association from its ranks?

May 17, 2010
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Should the WFC and ECU expel the British Chiropractic Association from its ranks?

  The British Chiropractic Association is the chosen representative of   the ECU and the World Federation of Chiropractic in the UK. As the BCA has ignored the views of the majority of UK chiropractors and the WFC policy statement, on the use of Prescription Drugs and the BCA council. In addition its continued support...

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British Chiropractic Association asks the General Chiropractic Council to seek prescribing rights for its members

May 2, 2010
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British Chiropractic Association asks the General Chiropractic Council to seek prescribing rights for its members

A ballot of BCA members has resulted in 78% of the votes cast (which was not that many), being in favour of asking the GCC to approach the Medicines Healthcare Regulatory Authority to set in motion a proposal to secure prescribing rights for chiropractors. This is a sad day for chiropractic, but at least...

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