Swedish government’s Commission on Alternative Medicine
Another noteworthy study was conducted in 1987 by the Swedish government’s Commission on Alternative Medicine. It reached conclusions consistent with the New Zealand and Australian studies and also stated that:
- Chiropractors with the Doctor of Chiropractic degree should become registered practitioners and be brought within the national insurance system.
- The university-level training of DCs is equivalent to Swedish medical training.
- DCs have competency in differential diagnosis and should be regulated on a primary care basis.
- Measures to improve cooperation between chiropractors, registered medical practitioners and physiotherapists are vital to the public interest.