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Publisher: Margaret Biblis

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Developmental Editor: Peg Waltner

Manager of Content Development: George W. Lang

Art and Design Manager: Carolyn O'Brien

Reviewers: Joel Beam, EdD, LAT, ATC; Terry Busick Chambliss, PT, MHS; Debbie Craig PhD, ATC, LAT; Staffan Elgelid, PhD, PT, CFT, LMT; Charles Hazle, PT, MS; Justin Jones, MSPT, DPT, OCS; Kyle Kiesel, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS; Eric Mason, PT; Carol Maritz, PT, EdD, GCS; Janna McGaugh, PT, ScD, OCS, COMT; Becky Rodda, PT, DPT, OCS,OMPT

As new scientific information becomes available through basic and clinical research, recommended treatments and drug therapies undergo changes. The author(s) and publisher have done everything possible to make this book accurate, up to date, and in accord with accepted standards at the time of publication. The author(s), editors, and publisher are not responsible for errors or omissions or for consequences from application of the book, and make no warranty, expressed or implied, in regard to the contents of the book. Any practice described in this book should be applied by the reader in accordance with professional standards of care used in regard to the unique circumstances that may apply in each situation. The reader is advised always to check product information (package inserts) for changes and new information regarding dose and contraindications before administering any drug. Caution is especially urged when using new or infrequently ordered drugs.

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