Advanced physical assessment: the role of the district nurse

Heather Baid, C. Bartlett, S. Gilhooly, A. Illingworth, S. Winder

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This article describes an initiative by an NHS trust to support its district nurses in developing and using physical examination skills as part of patient assessment. The article outlines the process and suggests that the initiative is important to help meet the needs of older patients with long-term conditions
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)42-46
Number of pages5
JournalNursing Standard
Issue number36
Publication statusPublished - 6 May 2009


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