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Session: Chiropractic in the Changing Health Care Environment
3014.0: Monday, November 8, 2004: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Oral
Chiropractic in the Changing Health Care Environment
This session will review the role of chiropractic care provision in meeting the needs of special populations such as elderly, rural or managed care enrollees.
Learning Objectives:
  • Describe older adultsí experiences about chiropractic before and after chiropractic care;
  • Identify usage patterns of chiropractic services in the rural south;
  • Describe the effects of a chiropractic benefit on rates of neuromusculoskeletal complaints in a managed health care plan; and,
  • Contrast pain and disability cost-effectiveness for patients attending chiropractors and medical doctors.
Presider(s):Christine Goertz, DC, PhD
8:30 AMOlder adults' attitudes about chiropractic: A phenomenological study  [ Recorded presentation ]
Dr. Lynda J. Dimitroff, PhD, BSN, RN, Paul Dougherty, DC
8:45 AMUse of chiropractic services in the rural south  [ Recorded presentation ]
Samruddhi Thaker, MBBS, MHA, Donald E Pathman, MD, MPH
9:00 AMChiropractic care: Is it add-on care or substitution care?  [ Recorded presentation ]
Craig F. Nelson, MS, DC, Kurt Hegetschweiler, DC
9:15 AMEffects of a chiropractic benefit on the rates of specific diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the management of back and neck pain
Craig F Nelson, MS, DC, Kurt Hegetschweiler, DC
9:30 AMRelative cost-effectiveness of chiropractic and medical care for acute and chronic low back pain
Mitchell Haas, DC, MA, Rajiv L Sharma, PhD, Miron Stano, PhD
9:45 AMDiscussion
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Chiropractic Health Care
Endorsed by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA