Can nurses successfully diagnose and manage patients with COPD?

Citation data:

Primary care respiratory journal : journal of the General Practice Airways Group, ISSN: 1475-1534, Vol: 23, Issue: 1, Page: 12-3

Publication Year:
2014
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Repository URL:
http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/1542
PMID:
24553819
DOI:
10.4104/pcrj.2014.00016
Author(s):
Enright, Paul; Halcomb, Elizabeth J; Torre-Bouscoulet, Luis
Publisher(s):
Springer Nature
Tags:
Medicine; Medicine and Health Sciences; Social and Behavioral Sciences
article description
COPD is a highly prevalent chronic disease which can cost a country hundreds of millions of dollars per year. So it seems appropriate for as much of the diagnosis and care of patients with COPD to be managed by the most cost-effective health care providers as possible whilst maintaining quality outcomes.