Establishing a practice-based research network of advanced practice registered nurses in southern New England.

@article{DeshefyLonghi2002EstablishingAP,
  title={Establishing a practice-based research network of advanced practice registered nurses in southern New England.},
  author={Terry Deshefy-Longhi and Martha Kirk Swartz and Marianne Grey},
  journal={Nursing outlook},
  year={2002},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={
          127-32
        }
}
BACKGROUND Biomedical research focuses on highly controlled clinical trials in academic health centers, where the emphasis is on disease treatment and rehabilitation. The results, therefore, are not readily applicable to patient populations that primary care clinicians encounter in their community practices, where the focus is on health promotion and disease prevention. Although the number of practice-based research networks (PBRNs) is growing in primary care, these networks are governed by the… CONTINUE READING
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