Nurse-physician collaboration in an acute care community hospital.

  title={Nurse-physician collaboration in an acute care community hospital.},
  author={Barbara Hughes and Joyce J. Fitzpatrick},
  journal={Journal of interprofessional care},
  volume={24 6},
Despite the evidence from the literature of the benefits of collaboration, a collaborative practice model in the acute-care setting remains the exception rather than the dominant practice. The purpose of this study was to evaluate attitudes toward collaboration among nurses and physicians practicing in an acute care community hospital. The sample included 118 nurses and 53 physicians. Background variables of gender, age, education, experience, practice setting, cultural background, and time to… CONTINUE READING

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