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Nurs Manage. 1997 Sep;28(9):30-1.

Fusing roles--the ambulatory care nurse as case manager.

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  • 1Brooklyn Veterans Administration Medical Center, New York, USA.

Abstract

Most pathways concentrate on reducing the patient's length of stay. One multidisciplinary pathway team aims for a broader approach-promoting wellness as a means to avert hospitalization. Primary treatment teams provide and direct care for a group of patients, resulting in an outpatient system that is accessible and comprehensive.

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