research data . Dataset . 2020

Gimme that old time religion: the influence of the healthcare belief system of chiropractic's early leaders on the development of x-ray imaging in the profession

Young, Kenneth John;
  • Published: 11 Sep 2020
  • Publisher: figshare
Abstract
Abstract Background Chiropractic technique systems have been historically documented to advocate overutilization of radiography. Various rationales for this have been explored in the literature. However, little consideration has been given to the possibility that the healthcare belief system of prominent early chiropractors may have influenced the use of the diagnostic modality through the years. The original rationale was the visualisation of chiropractic subluxations, defined as bones slightly out of place, pressing on nerves, and ultimately causing disease. This paradigm of radiography has survived in parts of the chiropractic profession, despite lacking evid...
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free text keywords: FOS: Biological sciences, 69999 Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified, Space Science, Medicine, Genetics, Science Policy
Communities
Science and Innovation Policy Studies
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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Dataset . 2020
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figshare
Dataset . 2020
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Abstract
Abstract Background Chiropractic technique systems have been historically documented to advocate overutilization of radiography. Various rationales for this have been explored in the literature. However, little consideration has been given to the possibility that the healthcare belief system of prominent early chiropractors may have influenced the use of the diagnostic modality through the years. The original rationale was the visualisation of chiropractic subluxations, defined as bones slightly out of place, pressing on nerves, and ultimately causing disease. This paradigm of radiography has survived in parts of the chiropractic profession, despite lacking evid...
Subjects
free text keywords: FOS: Biological sciences, 69999 Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified, Space Science, Medicine, Genetics, Science Policy
Communities
Science and Innovation Policy Studies
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
Download fromView all 2 versions
figshare
Dataset . 2020
Provider: Datacite
figshare
Dataset . 2020
Provider: Datacite
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