Safety of Chiropractic Interventions: A Systematic Review

@article{Gouveia2009SafetyOC,
  title={Safety of Chiropractic Interventions: A Systematic Review},
  author={Liliana Olim Gouveia and Pedro Castanho and Joaquim J. Ferreira},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2009},
  volume={34},
  pages={E405-E413}
}
Study Design. Systematic review of reported adverse events. Objective. To evaluate the tolerability and safety of chiropractic procedures. Summary of Background Data. Despite the increasing popularity of chiropractic, there are few properly designed prospective controlled trials, and there is a disproportionate lack of evaluation of its safety profile. The literature reports multiple neurologic complications of spinal manipulation, some of which are clinically relevant and even life threatening… Expand
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