Point of View: Iatrogenesis
Abstract: My estimate drawn from published evidence is that the iatrogenic death toll in Australia exceeds 50,000 per annum. One would expect this to be of concern, yet my observation is that both politicians and the media ignore it to the possible detriment of the Australian public.
Indexing Terms: Chiropractic; medical iatrogenesis.
Cite: McKibbin M. Point of View: Iatrogenesis [Column]. Asia-Pac Chiropr J. 2022;2.6. URL apcj.net/papers-issue-2-6/#mckibbiniatrogenesis
The containment of chiropractic: Where is any evidence to support Government policy?
Abstract: Medical practitioners are the least trustworthy to be given a trusted position involving chiropractic. What evidence–based justification does the government have for trusting medical practitioners in any matters involving chiropractic? It is known that ‘The chiropractic profession represents a substantial component of the contemporary Australian health care system with chiropractors managing an estimated 21.3 million patient visits per year.’ What evidence-based justification do politicians have for exiling chiropractic to the very periphery of public health?
Indexing Terms:containment, establishment, chiropractic, subluxation, policy
Cite: McKibbin M. The containment of chiropractic [Column]. Asia-Pac Chiropr J. 2021;2.1. URL www.apcj.net/columns-mckibbin/#Mckibbincontainment
Points to Ponder
Individual validations of chiropractic occur when a new patient experiences a successful chiropractic outcome. Often, patients are incredulous when the persons own body restores their own malfunctioning body component to normal function.
Indexing Terms: health care, establishment, chiropractic, subluxation
Cite: McKibbin M. Points to ponder [Column]. Asia-Pac Chiropr J. 2020;1.2:Online only. URL https://apcj.rocketsparkau.com/points-to-ponder--mckibben/