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The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) Online Education Center is an educational resource and as such does not define a standard of care, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of treatment or procedure to be followed. It presents methods and techniques of clinical practice that are acceptable and used by recognized authorities, for consideration by licensed physicians and healthcare providers to incorporate into their practice. Variations of practice, taking into account the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitation unique to the institution or type of practice, may be appropriate.

The statements and opinions expressed within this educational program are those of the faculty and not necessarily those of the ACOFP.

The ACOFP disclaims any responsibility and/or liability for such information.