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Are you a chiropractor? Are you thinking about becoming a PhD? Would you be tempted to study for the PhD degree abroad?

 

If your answer to these questions is ‘yes’, we have exciting news for you. The Department of Chiropractic Scholarship at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia is offering a PhD scholarship to a qualified applicant

 

Read more about the schiolarship in this link: https://www.mq.edu.au/research/phd-and-research-degrees/scholarships/scholarship-search/data/department-of-chiropractic-scholarship

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The first of the 13 research projects to receive part-funding from ECCRE has now been completed. In 2016, Andreas Eklund and his co-investigators embarked on the research project Chiropractic Maintenance care – cost-utility, psychological factors and pain trajectories and the group has now completed the study.

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The journal Chiropractic & Manual Therapies has enjoyed some very good news. They have been notified by their publishers (BMC a division of SpringerNATURE) that according to the Master Journal List of Clarivate Analytics, Chiropractic & Manual Therapies (CMT) has been included in the Science Citation Index – Expanded (SCIE), under the ‘Rehabilitation’ category. Journals in the SCIE are indexed in Web of Science and also receive an Impact Factor. Given that this decision was made very recently, CMT won’t get an Impact Factor with this year’s release of the Journal Citation Reports. However, it will receive an Impact Factor…

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A group of researchers have drawn up a list of recommendations to be considered when treating musculoskeletal disability in the paper ”What does best practice care for musculoskeletal pain look like? Eleven consistent recommendations from high-quality clinical practice guidelines: systematic review” in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

 

Presented in bullet form, the eleven recommendations are (expanded and explained in the paper):

 

  • Care should be patient centred. This includes care that responds to the individual context of the patient, employs effective communication and uses shared decision-making processes.
  • Screen patients to identify those with a higher likelihood of serious…

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CARL, the Chiropractic Academy for Research Leadership, have just released the 5th edition of their newsletter. In the newsletter, you can read about the activities undertaken by the CARL fellows since the last newsletter, publications by the CARL fellows and a strong plea from the CARL mentors Jon Adams, Greg Kawchuk and Jan Hartvigsen to support the next generation of the project, CARL the 2nd. Read the newsletter here:CARL newsletter no. 5

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