TITLE

Rural medicine: What role should nurse practitioners play?

AUTHOR(S)
Ryan, Beth
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;07/14/98, Vol. 159 Issue 1, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a conference attended by rural Canadian physicians and other professionals. How the doctors and nurse practitioners (NPs) reached a consensus on how they can work together to provide quality health care in rural parts of Canada; Consideration of the expanded roles that NPs are playing; Principles agreed upon. INSET: Society for rural MDs hits recruiting trail, by Jane Stewart.
ACCESSION #
848491

 

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