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Write a scholarly case study that will compare and contrast two possible ways of treating a chronic health condition

Write a scholarly case study that will compare and contrast two possible ways of treating a chronic health condition

· Topic: Acupuncture vs pharmacotherapeutics for a patient with chronic low back pain

Write a paper about the patient experiencing low back pain, compare and contrast the two different ways of treating the problem with either acupuncture or pharmacotherapeutics

Analyze the options and choose the most appropriate plan for patient based on their unique and individual health needs and desires

Include:

· Introduction: Introduce the patient demographics, complaints, and discuss key concepts related to the topic

· Setting and social dynamics (community clinic in New Jersey)

· INCLUDE Subjective information: Chief complaint, HPI, PMH, PSH, FH, SH, ROS

· INCLUDE Objective information: Physical exam and any known results

· Medical decision-making and clinical impression (diagnosis)

· Introduction of two different evidence-based, peer-reviewed articles or treatment guidelines for the chosen diagnosis – chronic low back pain

· Compare and contrast the two treatment options or approaches- Acupuncture vs pharmacotherapeutics

· Assess and include analysis of the merit and soundness of research (i.e. discuss which treatment has more research or better research)

· INCLUDE which treatment option was chosen for the patient scenario and provide justification on why it was better for them

· Include specific plans or interventions, recommendations, education, health promotion, and follow-up as needed for the case

· Discuss possible or real cultural and socioeconomic considerations or how you would ensure equitable, inclusive care for your patient

· Conclusion: Include a summary of the case study and lessons learned

Requirements:

· APA 7th edition and third person language

· Include at least 4 in text citations and references

· 5-8 pages, not including cover page & reference page

· For any medication name needs reference and intext citation

· published peer-reviewed literature to support the treatment plans

· primary or secondary peer-reviewed literature sources, preferably clinical practice guidelines