Economic evaluation of nurse practitioners versus GPs in treating common conditions.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, Volume 60, Issue 570, p.e28-35 (2010)

Keywords:

Adult, Aged, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Drug Prescriptions, Family Practice, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Nurse Practitioners, Referral and Consultation, Salaries and Fringe Benefits

Abstract:

As studies evaluating substitution of care have revealed only limited evidence on cost-effectiveness, a trial was conducted to evaluate nurse practitioners as a first point of contact in Dutch general practices.