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Practical Integrative Medicine


Lianne Hirano, MD

UW Medicine, Department of Medicine

Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

School of Medicine
University of Washington


Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Discuss a variety of complementary modalities and their risks and benefits
  • List resources for patients interested in learning more about integrative/complementary medicine
  • Discuss the use of cannabis and supplements in elderly patients

[From the Spring 2019 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series, NW Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center]

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