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Table 7 Rationales for dealing with referring chiropractors who are known to image all or nearly all their patients (Item 28, N = 45)

From: Historical influence on the practice of chiropractic radiology: Part I - a survey of Diplomates of the American Chiropractic College of Radiology

Response Number of responses
I don’t have a problem with this practice 9
I know that the images are at least being properly scrutinized for pathology 30
It’s not my place to question another chiropractor’s clinical judgment 19
I do not speak with or examine the patients, so I’m not in a position to pass judgment 27
It’s just part of the business I’m in 11
I have raised the issue with the referring chiropractors, but none have changed 9
I have raised the issue with the referring chiropractors, and have helped reduce this practice 12
I have reported such practices to licensing/registration/public health boards 2