Nurse practitioner (NP) prescribing continues to be a contentious policy issue, and studies systematically examining NP prescribing are lacking. The aim of this study was to conduct a descriptive analysis comparing the prescribing services of NPs with those of primary care physicians (PCPs) in providing care to Medicare beneficiaries.
Ulrike Muench, RN, PhD, Jennifer Perloff, PhD, Cindy Parks Thomas, PhD, Peter I. Buerhaus, RN, PhD
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- Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs), Practice, Research