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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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 Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||Chiropractic; consent; Risk management|
|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%|