Rural and urban physicians' perceptions regarding the role and practice of the nurse practitioner, physician assistant, and certified nurse midwife.

@article{Burgess2003RuralAU,
  title={Rural and urban physicians' perceptions regarding the role and practice of the nurse practitioner, physician assistant, and certified nurse midwife.},
  author={Stephanie E. Burgess and Rosanne H Pruitt and Patricia Maybee and Arnold E. Metz and Jean D'Meza Leuner},
  journal={The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={19 Suppl},
  pages={321-8}
}
CONTEXT There is a dearth of literature citing the differences in rural and urban physicians' perceptions of the role and practice of nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and certified nurse midwives (nonphysician providers). PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to investigate and compare differences, if any, between rural and urban primary care physicians' perceptions of the role and practice of nonphysician providers. RESULTS Despite a 15.55% response rate using a mail-out survey… CONTINUE READING

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