The contribution of Physician Assistants in primary care: a systematic review

@inproceedings{Halter2013TheCO,
  title={The contribution of Physician Assistants in primary care: a systematic review},
  author={Mary Halter and Vari M Drennan and Kaushik Chattopadhyay and Wilfred Carneiro and Jennifer Yiallouros and Simon de Lusignan and Heather Gage and Jonathan Pn Gabe and Robert L. Grant},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Primary care provision is important in the delivery of health care but many countries face primary care workforce challenges. Increasing demand, enlarged workloads, and current and anticipated physician shortages in many countries have led to the introduction of mid-level professionals, such as Physician Assistants (PAs). OBJECTIVE This systematic review aimed to appraise the evidence of the contribution of PAs within primary care, defined for this study as general practice… CONTINUE READING