Extended nurse prescribing: improving care for older people.

  title={Extended nurse prescribing: improving care for older people.},
  author={Jane Astles},
  journal={British journal of nursing},
  volume={15 3},
  • Jane Astles
  • Published 2006 in British journal of nursing
This article examines the benefits to older patients in a hospital setting, including assessment, diagnosis and treatment by a nurse who is competent in the field and has in-depth personal and professional knowledge of that person. It explores how this approach promotes individual high quality care through a patient-centred focus and empowerment while supporting the Department of Health and Scottish Executive Health Department's agenda for service redesign. It also explores how expansion of the… CONTINUE READING

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