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2019 Jun

J Manipulative Physiol Ther



Researching the Appropriateness of Care in the Complementary and Integrative Health Professions Part 5: Using Patient Records: Selection, Protection, and Abstraction.


Roth CP, Coulter ID, Kraus LS, Ryan GW, Jacob G, Marks JS, Hurwitz EL, Vernon H, Shekelle PG, Herman PM
J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2019 Jun; 42(5):327-334.
PMID: 31257004.


The purpose of this paper is to describe the 4-step process (consent, selection, protection, and abstraction) of acquiring a large sample of chiropractic patient records from multiple practices and subsequent data abstraction.