The work of nurses in Australian general practice: A national survey.

@article{Joyce2011TheWO,
  title={The work of nurses in Australian general practice: A national survey.},
  author={Catherine M. Joyce and Leon Piterman},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={70-80}
}
BACKGROUND Following recent reforms to Australia's health system, nurses now comprise a significant and growing sector of the Australian primary care workforce, but there is little data describing the services they provide. OBJECTIVES This study aimed to describe the patient consultations of nurses in Australian general practice, including patient characteristics, reasons for the consultation, treatments provided and other actions taken. DESIGN The study was a national cross-sectional… CONTINUE READING

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