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Complementary Therapies Case Discussion Considering All Treatment Options for the Older Adult

Kirsch, Nancy R. PT, DPT, PhD

Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation:
doi: 10.1097/TGR.0b013e3181bdd617
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Abstract

Health care providers (HCP) have a fiduciary responsibility to their patients/clients to provide information that is substantiated within the evidence based literature. They should make every effort to make decisions and provide facts that are free of personal bias and opinion so patients can make autonomous decisions about their health care based on accurate information.

Author Information

University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark.

Corresponding Author: Nancy R. Kirsch, PT, DPT, PhD, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, 65 Bergen St, Physical Therapy Program, Room 718B, Newark, NJ 07101 (kirschna@umdnj.edu).

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