The tortuous journey of introducing the nurse practitioner as a new member of the healthcare team: a meta-synthesis.

@article{Andregrd2015TheTJ,
  title={The tortuous journey of introducing the nurse practitioner as a new member of the healthcare team: a meta-synthesis.},
  author={Anna-Carin Andreg{\aa}rd and Eva Jangland},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of caring sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={3-14}
}
The aim of this study was to explore the obstacles to and the opportunities for achieving optimal interprofessional team collaboration with the introduction of the nurse practitioner (NP). A team approach can contribute importantly to sustainable and safe patient care, and NPs have been added to the healthcare team in many countries. Following the international trend towards the development of the acute care NP, the role has recently been initiated in surgical care in Sweden. The introduction… CONTINUE READING

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