Author: Carzoli, R.


Comparison of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Residents in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Objective: To compare patient care delivery by neonatal nurse practitioners and physician assistants with that of pediatric residents in the intensive care setting. Design: Retrospective chart review after developing specific performance criteria, namely, patient management, outcome, and charges. Methods/materials: Charts for 244 consecutive admissions to a neonatal intensive care unit in Jacksonville, Fla, were reviewed. Patients were cared […]

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