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The expertise of physical therapists and their colleagues in other therapy fields is called upon in a wide variety of settings to best ensure that decisions are made, and actions are taken, that are in the interests of patients and clients. What can and should therapists do, however, when their counsel is overridden by an employer's competing concern? Consider the following scenario.

Just Do It?

Ellen enjoys being a school-based physical therapist at Overland Public School so much that she often tells people, "I get paid to play all day with a group of wonderful kids. It's the best!"

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