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Frequent laboratory testing may be necessary at times for critically ill patients. However, the practice of indiscriminate laboratory test ordering is common.
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Name: Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Since development of the nurse practitioner (NP) role, NPs have been advocating for policy allowing them to practice to the full extent of their training. The aim of this research was to determine whe...
Increased utilization of nurse practitioners (NPs) has been proposed to reduce the shortage of primary care providers, so identifying factors related to retention of NPs is important for health care o...
Data from national surveys on the practice of nurse practitioners (NPs) provides valuable information on aspects of practice, demographic characteristics of providers and patients, plans for continued...
To facilitate the expansion of nurse practitioners working in community and primary health settings, legislative changes were enacted in 2010. These led to privately practicing nurse practitioners (PP...
Many states allow nurse practitioners (NPs) to practice and prescribe drugs without physician oversight, increasing the number of autonomous primary care providers. We estimate the causal impact of NP...
The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of nursing care in relation to usual medical care in adult patients who demand to be visited the same day in Primary Care Teams in...
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common heart rhythm disease characterized by an irregular heart rhythm of the top part (atria) of the heart. It may cause unpleasant symptoms as well a...
The prognosis of patients with lung cancer is related to the stage of the diagnosis : 73% of one-year-survival rate at stage IA and only 13% one-year-survival rate at stage IV. Controlling...
Background It is well known that the transfer of a patient from hospital to the general practitioner is related with mistakes in the medication of the patient. A report from 2006 measure ...
"A Study to assess the Opinion of Doctors, Nurses and Key informants regarding Independent Nurse Midwifery Practitioner at selected Hospitals and Colleges of nursing in Haryana."
Method of charging whereby a physician or other practitioner bills for each encounter or service rendered. In addition to physicians, other health care professionals are reimbursed via this mechanism. Fee-for-service plans contrast with salary, per capita, and prepayment systems, where the payment does not change with the number of services actually used or if none are used. (From Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
Coordination of nursing services by various nursing care personnel under the leadership of a professional nurse. The team may consist of a professional nurse, nurses' aides, and the practical nurse.
Insurance providing benefits for the costs of care provided by nurses, especially nurse practitioners and nurse clinicians.
Evidence-based nursing, midwifery and healthcare grounded in research and scholarship. Practitioners include nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse anesthetists, and nurse midwives.
The personal cost of acute or chronic disease. The cost to the patient may be an economic, social, or psychological cost or personal loss to self, family, or immediate community. The cost of illness may be reflected in absenteeism, productivity, response to treatment, peace of mind, QUALITY OF LIFE, etc. It differs from HEALTH CARE COSTS, meaning the societal cost of providing services related to the delivery of health care, rather than personal impact on individuals.