Risk management for chiropractors and osteopaths: informed consent. a common law requirement

Walker, Bruce F., Cameron, Melainie, French, Simon , Pollard, Henry P., Vitiello, Andrew L., Reggars, John W., and Werth, Peter D. (2004) Risk management for chiropractors and osteopaths: informed consent. a common law requirement. Chiropractic & Osteopathy, 12 (1). pp. 13-23.

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Abstract

Obtaining the informed consent of a patient before undertaking chiropractic or osteopathic treatment is a common law requirement in Australia. This paper outlines the essential elements of informed consent and provides some practice tips on streamlining the process.

Item ID: 13861
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: Chiropractic; consent; Risk management
ISSN: 1746-1340
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2010 00:15
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1104 Complementary and Alternative Medicine > 110401 Chiropractic @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9299 Other Health > 929999 Health not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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