Definitive reference for practice nurses

James A Best and Sylvia M Lavis
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (2): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2010.tb03815.x
Published online: 19 July 2010

Nursing in general practice has seen a recent dramatic expansion in funding and participation. Similar to general practice itself, before the introduction of vocational training, nurse practitioners come from a variety of professional backgrounds with differing skill bases. This has led in both cases to a shift towards greater regulation and standardisation. To underpin this standardisation, comprehensive, well respected reference resources, such as the seminal General practice by John Murtagh, are required.



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