Author: Chiu, T.

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 […]