Author: Aigner, M.


A Comparative Study of Nursing Home Resident Outcomes Between Care Provided by Nurse Practitioners/Physicians Versus Physicians Only

Objectives: The objective of this study was to determine if outcomes of care for nursing home residents differ between two groups of providers: nurse practitioners/physicians and physicians only. Design: We conducted a retrospective chart review covering the 12-month period from September 1, 1997, until August 31, 1998. Setting: We studied eight nursing homes in central Texas. Participants: Two hundred […]

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