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American Chiropractic Board of Radiology

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The American Chiropractic Board of Radiology - is the certifying agency for the Specialty of Radiology (Diagnostic Imaging) for Doctors of Chiropractic.


Chiropractic radiologists are doctors of chiropractic medicine who have completed a minimum of three years of residency training, and are board certified diplomates of the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology.[1] Chiropractic radiology includes, but is not limited to, diagnostic interpretation of plain film radiography, digital radiography,[2] fluoroscopy, computed tomography, ultrasonography, radioisotope imaging and magnetic resonance imaging.[3] Some chiropractic radiologists also complete postgraduate fellowships to specialize in a specific area of radiology. They practice and teach in a variety of institutions, including chiropractic schools, medical schools, hospitals, group practices, imaging centers, and private practices.[4]

See also

Diagnostic Imaging

References

  1. "ACBR home page". Acbr.org. http://www.acbr.org/. Retrieved 2012-08-03. 
  2. de Zoete A, Assendelft WJ, Algra PR, Oberman WR, Vanderschueren GM, Bezemer PD (Sep 1, 2002). "Reliability and validity of lumbosacral spine radiograph reading by chiropractors, chiropractic radiologists, and medical radiologists.". Spine (Phila PA 1976) 27 (17): 1926–33. doi:10.1097/00007632-200209010-00021. PMID 12221360. 
  3. "American College of Chiropractic Radiology". ACCR. https://www.accr.org/Affiliated-Organizations/ACBR.aspx. Retrieved 2012-09-11. 
  4. "What Is Chiropractic Radiology?". Radiologytoday.net. http://www.radiologytoday.net/archive/rt0810p20.shtml. Retrieved 2012-08-03.