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EDITOR’S COMMENTS

Nemeth, Jeffrey A. CPO, FAAOP

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JPO Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics: July 2005 - Volume 17 - Issue 3 - p 67
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I recently attended a lecture put on by another group of healthcare professionals. The subject of the lecture was techniques and tests designed to illustrate clinical effectiveness of their treatment protocols. As I listened to the myriad tests this group has developed, I could not help but think how fortunate we are as orthotists and prosthetists to have such definitive outcomes in the patients we treat. Sadly, however, I believe we seldom share our everyday success with the healthcare community, payors, referrals and others who need to know the significance of our outcomes.

I invite all practitioners to demonstrate these outcomes in the pages of JPO.

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