Twenty-first-century primary care: new partnerships between nurses and doctors.

@article{Mundinger2002TwentyfirstcenturyPC,
  title={Twenty-first-century primary care: new partnerships between nurses and doctors.},
  author={Mary O'Neil Mundinger},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  year={2002},
  volume={77 8},
  pages={776-80}
}
What role will advanced practice nurses (APNs) play in tomorrow's health care system? The author shares her answer to this question by first looking at the history of APNs and nurse practitioners (APNs whose focus is primary care), explaining what they do, and tracing their increasing success in overcoming long-standing barriers to full acceptance as… CONTINUE READING