An evaluation of the management of patients with sore throats by practice nurses and GPs.

@article{Cox2000AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of the management of patients with sore throats by practice nurses and GPs.},
  author={Claudia M Cox and Miren I Jones},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2000},
  volume={50 460},
  pages={872-6}
}
BACKGROUND Practice nurses are increasingly involved in the management of minor illnesses in primary care. However, there has been little work published that evaluates the quality of the service they offer to patients. In our practice (semi-rural, 14,000 patients) a nursing triage system for minor illnesses has been established since 1992. AIM To compare the quality of management of sore throats by practice nurses and general practitioners (GPs) in a routine nursing triage system. METHOD An… CONTINUE READING
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