Risk Management for Chiropractors and Osteopaths: Informed Consent. A Common Law Requirement.

Walker, Bruce F. and Cameron, Melainie ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5788-8790 and French, Simon and Pollard, Henry P. and Vitiello, Andrew L. and Reggars, John W. and Werth, Peter D. (2004) Risk Management for Chiropractors and Osteopaths: Informed Consent. A Common Law Requirement. Australasian Chiropractic and Osteopathy, 12 (1). pp. 19-23. ISSN 1328-0384


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.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
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Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2022 01:59
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2022 01:59
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chiropractic, osteopathy, informed consent, risk management
Fields of Research (2008): 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1104 Complementary and Alternative Medicine > 110499 Complementary and Alternative Medicine not elsewhere classified
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1104 Complementary and Alternative Medicine > 110401 Chiropractic
Fields of Research (2020): 42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4208 Traditional, complementary and integrative medicine > 420801 Chiropractic
42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4201 Allied health and rehabilitation science > 420199 Allied health and rehabilitation science not elsewhere classified
42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4208 Traditional, complementary and integrative medicine > 420899 Traditional, complementary and integrative medicine not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): C Society > 92 Health > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920201 Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Socio-Economic Objectives (2020): 20 HEALTH > 2003 Provision of health and support services > 200301 Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/46124

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