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Nursing Research and Practice
Volume 2014, Article ID 761784, 7 pages
Research Article

Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment in US Nursing Homes: A Case Study of CRNP Engagement in the Care Planning Process

1Heritage Valley Family Practice, 2620 Constitution Boulevard, Beaver Falls, PA 15010, USA
2School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Robert Morris University, 6001 University Boulevard, Moon Township, PA 15108, USA

Received 1 November 2013; Revised 22 January 2014; Accepted 3 March 2014; Published 29 April 2014

Academic Editor: Maria H. F. Grypdonck

Copyright © 2014 Gerald A. Hartle et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • Hyejin Kim, Mary Ersek, Christine Bradway, and Susan E. Hickman, “Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment for nursing home residents with dementia,” Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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