Proposed scope of practice for chiropodists in Ontario
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Proposed scope of practice for chiropodists in Ontario a report of the Ontario Council of Health, senior advisory body to the Minister of Health, 1973. by Ontario Council of Health.

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Published by Ontario Council of Health in Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Ontario.

Subjects:

  • Podiatrists -- Ontario.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 14.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsRD563 .O57 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4929837M
LC Control Number76356499

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About Chiropodists. Treatment at Kawartha Total Foot Care Centre is by a registered chiropodist. Regulated as primary health care practitioners under the Chiropody Act, members of the College of Chiropodists of Ontario are the only practitioners in Ontario trained and licensed exclusively as foot health and orthotics specialists. To Book Appointment: Chiropodist are primary health care provider that practice in the field of podiatric medicine, providing service ranging from nail and skin care to orthotics and minor soft-tissue surgeries. Both Chiropodists and Podiatrists are regulated under the College of Chiropodists of Ontario. In Ontario, many people do not know what the difference is between chiropodists and podiatrists. Chiropody is a foot care profession which originated in Great Britain. The term "Chiropody" and "Chiropodists" was adopted in as the foot care profession of Ontario. In the United States, between the Second World War and the ’s, foot specialists. 1. Author(s): Ontario Council of Health.; Ontario Council of Health. Task Force on Chiropody. Title(s): Proposed scope of practice for chiropodists in Ontario: a report/ of the Ontario Council of Health, senior advisory body to the Minister of Health. Country of Publication: Canada Publisher: Toronto: The Council, Description: 16 p.