The effect of clinical guidelines on the utilisation of radiographs in chiropractic clinics in Denmark - an interrupted time series analysis - Chiropractic & Manual Therapies

November 22, 2023

Main findingsThe yearly utilisation rate of radiographs in Danish chiropractic clinics decreased significantly from 15.4% to 2010 to 8% in 2020. The decreasing use of radiographs in Denmark could potentially be caused by factors other than the publication and implementation of clinical guidelines. SDU education is evidence-based and clinical subjects are taught in accordance with current clinical guidelines. However, the Danish guidelines were also published online and was combined with additional active implementation tools, i.e. Nevertheless, since the vast majority (> 90%) of the Danish chiropractic clinics are included, the study’s representativeness is considered acceptable [20, 21, 31].

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