Prescribing Practices by Nurse Practitioners and Primary Care Physicians: A Descriptive Analysis of Medicare Beneficiaries

Description
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.
Authors
Ulrike Muench, RN, PhD, Jennifer Perloff, PhD, Cindy Parks Thomas, PhD, Peter I. Buerhaus, RN, PhD
Publish Date
2017
Topic
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs), Practice, Research
From
Research Library
Type
Research Item