A compilation of chiropractic and complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) data from public-use national surveys: report on a health-services research resource for the chiropractic and CAM scientific community.

@article{Smith2002ACO,
  title={A compilation of chiropractic and complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) data from public-use national surveys: report on a health-services research resource for the chiropractic and CAM scientific community.},
  author={Monica A. Smith and Lynne A. Carber},
  journal={Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics},
  year={2002},
  volume={25 9},
  pages={573-8}
}
BACKGROUND Federally funded national surveys are routinely conducted to provide reliable, valid, and relevant data on health and health care, and these "public-use" survey data are typically made available for further study by the wider scientific community. The full potential for using such data to examine the delivery, utilization, organization, and costs of chiropractic or complementary/alternative (CAM) health care remains largely untapped. OBJECTIVE To report on a project that identifies… CONTINUE READING