The contribution of physician assistants in primary care: a systematic review

Halter, Mary, Drennan, Vari, Chattopadhyay, Kaushik, Carneiro, Wilfred, Yiallouros, Jennifer, de Lusignan, Simon, Gage, Heather, Gabe, Jonathan and Grant, Robert (2013) The contribution of physician assistants in primary care: a systematic review. BMC Health Services Research, 13, p. 223. ISSN (online) 1472-6963

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The research evidence of the contribution of PAs to primary care was mixed and limited. However, the continued growth in employment of PAs in American primary care suggests that this professional group is judged to be of value by increasing numbers of employers. Further specific studies are needed to fill in the gaps in our knowledge about the effectiveness of PAs' contribution to the international primary care workforce.

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Additional Information: This project was funded by the National Institute for Health Services and Delivery Research programme (project number 09-1801-1006).
Research Area: Health services research
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education (until 2017)
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Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2013 15:43
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