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Disaster Service by Chiropractors – Yes, it's quite a disaster!
The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) have just published new guidelines for chiropractors entitled 'Guidelines for Disaster Service by Doctors of Chiropractic'. Let me show you a few short quotes from this remarkable document: ... Doctors of Chiropractic are uniquely qualified to serve in emergency situations in various capacities. ... their assessment and treatments can be performed in austere environments, on site or at staging areas providing rapid attention to the injury, accelerating healing and often decreasing or substituting the need for pharmaceutical intervention... Through their education as primary care physicians, Doctors of Chiropractic have demonstrated competence in first aid and resuscitation skills and are able to assess, diagnose and triage so they may serve as first responders in the immediate care of victims at a disaster site... During and after the disaster, the local Doctors of Chiropractic should interface with the state association and ACA to report on