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Table 1 Summary of the findings of this prospective review – wherein reports inappropriately linked the title chiropractor, and/or term chiropractic manipulation, to injury (n = 24).

From: Inappropriate use of the title 'chiropractor' and term 'chiropractic manipulation' in the peer-reviewed biomedical literature

Author* Ref no. Country of origin No. of subjects Journal Study type Injury Care provider
Beck9 Germany 1 JNNP† Case report DT‡ Heilpraktiker
Saxler10 Germany 1 ZOIG§ Case report SEH|| Unknown
Oheler11 Germany 1 Orthop¶ Case report VAD** (Bilateral) Unknown
Menendez12 Spain 1 Rev Neurol†† Case report VAD** Unqualified manipulator
Dziewas13 Germany 20 Journal of Neurology Case series ICAD‡‡(5) VAD** (14) ICAD+VAD(1) All non-chiropractors
Markovitch14 Germany 1 Br Med Journal 2° report of Beck9 DT‡ Heilpraktiker
  1. * Only first author included
  2. † Journal of Neurology and Neurosurgical Psychiatry
  3. ‡ Dural Tear
  4. § Zietschrift fur Orthopadie und Ihre Grenzgebiete
  5. || Spinal Epidural Hematoma
  6. ¶ Orthopade
  7. ** Vertebral Artery Dissection
  8. †† Revista de Neurologia
  9. ‡‡ Internal Carotid Artery Dissection