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Am Fam Physician. 2001 Nov 1;64(9):1498.

Uncoordinated growth of the primary care work force.

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Robert Graham Center, Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, Washington, DC 20036, USA. policy@aafp.org

Abstract

Family physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants are distinctly different in their clinical training, yet they function interdependently. Together, they represent a significant portion of the primary care work force. Training capacity for these professions has increased rapidly over the physician assistant decade, but almost no collaborative work force planning has occurred.

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11730305
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