Nurse practitioners - like Irene Cavall in North Carolina - are gaining support in their drive to play a larger primary care role.
Nurse practitioners - like Irene Cavall in North Carolina - are gaining support in their drive to play a larger primary care role. Ron Vick/Kaiser Health News/MCT
Nurse practitioners - like Irene Cavall in North Carolina - are gaining support in their drive to play a larger primary care role. Ron Vick/Kaiser Health News/MCT

Doctor shortage fuels nurse practitioners' push for bigger role

February 22, 2010 02:35 PM

UPDATED February 22, 2010 07:04 PM

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