Integrating social workers into primary care: physician and nurse perceptions of roles, benefits, and challenges.

@article{Keefe2009IntegratingSW,
  title={Integrating social workers into primary care: physician and nurse perceptions of roles, benefits, and challenges.},
  author={Bronwyn Keefe and Scott Miyake Geron and Susan Milena Enguidanos},
  journal={Social work in health care},
  year={2009},
  volume={48 6},
  pages={
          579-96
        }
}
The primary aim of this article is to identify, from the perspective of primary care physicians and nurses, the challenges encountered in provision of health care to older adults and to identify potential roles, challenges, and benefits of integrating social workers into primary care teams. As more older adults live longer with multiple chronic conditions, primary care has been confronted with complex psychosocial problems that interact with medical problems pointing to a potential role for a… CONTINUE READING

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