Article  |   September 2012
Utilizing Interdisciplinary Treatment To Enhance Clinical Outcomes: Learning From Clinical Experience
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  • Gail R. Johnson
    SunDance Rehabilitation Corporation, Boston, MA
  • Elizabeth Voigt
    SunDance Rehabilitation Corporation, Boston, MA
  • Gail R. Johnson

    Disclosure: Gail R. Johnson has no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.

  • Disclosure: Elizabeth Voigt has no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.
    Disclosure: Elizabeth Voigt has no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.×
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Older Adults & Aging / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions
Article   |   September 2012
Utilizing Interdisciplinary Treatment To Enhance Clinical Outcomes: Learning From Clinical Experience
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, September 2012, Vol. 17, 103-108. doi:10.1044/gero17.3.103
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, September 2012, Vol. 17, 103-108. doi:10.1044/gero17.3.103

Interdisciplinary treatment can enhance clinical outcomes through the collaboration of disciplines in patient-centered treatment planning. Clinicians have options when deciding which treatment venue will best facilitate achievement of functional outcomes. In this review, we discuss the value of co-treatment and the benefits of collaboration between disciplines. Co-treatment is patient-centered and focuses on functional tasks. We will provide clinicians with examples of co-treatment that many be integrated into clinical practice.

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