NEJM – Survey Finds Doctors Doubt Nurses’ Skills

NEJM.pngIn this week’s New England Journal of Medicine there are two articles about nurses that are related to the expanding field of the practice of nursing and relationships with doctors.  Below are the two articles that address this topic along with an MSNBC article that addresses the perspectives of physicians and nurse practitioners on primary care practice.  If you want the articles below just log into the library site and cut and paste the article title in the PubMed search box.

  • MSNBC Article About the Perspectives Article:  “Doctors doubt nurses skills, survey finds – Vitals” ( http://nbcnews.to/17z0fHx )
  • Donelan, K., DesRoches, C. M., Dittus, R. S., & Buerhaus, P. (2013). Perspectives of physicians and nurse practitioners on primary care practice. N Engl J Med, 368(20), 1898-1906. doi:10.1056/NEJMsa1212938
  • Iglehart, J. K. (2013). Expanding the role of advanced nurse practitioners — risks and rewards. N Engl J Med, 368(20), 1935-1941. doi:10.1056/NEJMhpr1301084