Terms of use and disclaimer

Terms of use

The material on these professional resources pages have been developed by and for staff at the Mary Pack Arthritis Program of the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority (VCH) for the treatment of our client population and is provided, for information only. Evidence and practice may have evolved since the time of posting. Readers should review this material in the context of current evidence and their own situation. The Mary Pack Arthritis Program of Vancouver Coastal Health Authority does not warrant that material is current or applicable in any other setting. All content provided is for information and education and not as a substitute for the advice of a therapist or clinician.


You are welcome to use these VCH publications for non-commercial purposes, but you do so entirely at your own risk. The publications are provided “as-is”—VCH cannot and does not promise that its publications are accurate, complete or error-free, and will not accept any liability to you or any third party relating to or arising out of the publications.  VCH will not notify you if VCH discovers an error in, or otherwise changes, its publications.