Author: Thomas, B.


Outcomes of Tube Thoracostomies Performed by Advanced Practice Providers Vs Trauma Surgeons

Background: The role of advanced registered nurse practitioners and physician assistants in emergency departments, trauma centers, and critical care is becoming more widely accepted. These personnel, collectively known as advanced practice providers, expand physicians’ capabilities and are being increasingly recruited to provide care and perform invasive procedures that were previously performed exclusively by physicians. Objectives: To determine […]

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