A nurse practitioner intervention to increase breast and cervical cancer screening for poor, elderly black women

@article{Mandelblatt1993ANP,
  title={A nurse practitioner intervention to increase breast and cervical cancer screening for poor, elderly black women},
  author={MPH Dr. Jeanne Mandelblatt and Maryann Traxler and NP PatriciaLakin and Louys Thomas and Prem M S Chauhan and Stephen Matseoane and Peter Kanetsky MPH},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={8},
  pages={173-178}
}
Objective: To compare nurse practitioner (NP) and physician rates of breast and cervical cancer screening among poor, elderly black women. Design: A quasi-experimental design was used to compare pre- and postintervention annual screening rates. Rates were determined by medical record audits. Setting: Two urban public hospital primary care clinics served as the study sites. Patients: All women aged 65 years or more were eligible to participate. Interventions: Women were offered screening by a NP… CONTINUE READING