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Implications for practice and research
The process of assigning medical roles to nurses has to be gradual and stepwise.
The influence of this process on the consequences for the nursing and medical professions, and for the quality of care, should be investigated further.
The number of countries where nurses are legally permitted to prescribe medication has grown considerably. Physicians’ and nurses’ attitudes towards nurse prescribing vary. However, direct comparisons between the views of doctors and nurses are scarce and are …
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