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Considerations for practice-based research: a cross-sectional survey of chiropractic, acupuncture and massage practices

  • Lysbeth Floden1,
  • Amy Howerter1,
  • Eva Matthews1,
  • Mark Nichter2,
  • James K Cunningham1,
  • Cheryl Ritenbaugh1,
  • Judith S Gordon1 and
  • Myra L Muramoto1Email author
BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineThe official journal of the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research (ISCMR)201515:140

Received: 25 September 2014

Accepted: 21 April 2015

Published: 2 May 2015

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21 Apr 2015 Editorially accepted
2 May 2015 Article published 10.1186/s12906-015-0659-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, USA
School of Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA