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Nurse practitioners and physicians offer similar care, study finds

June 29, 2016

Nurse practitioners and physicians offer similar care, study finds

By Enrique Rivero Enrique Rivero

Do nurse practitioners and physician assistants provide the same level of care as doctors? That’s the question to keep in mind amid a growing controversy over proposals to expand the role of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in doctors’ offices due to a shortage of primary care physicians. A new study could either help provide […]

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