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More Than Medicine: Nurse Practitioners and the Problems They Solve for Patients, Health Care Organizations, and the Sta

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More Than Medicine: Nurse Practitioners and the Problems They Solve for Patients, Health Care Organizations, and the Sta

LaTonya J. Trotter, "More Than Medicine: Nurse Practitioners and the Problems They Solve for Patients, Health Care Organizations, and the Sta"
English | ISBN: 1501748157 | 2020 | 216 pages | PDF | 2 MB

In More Than Medicine, LaTonya J. Trotter chronicles the everyday work of a group of nurse practitioners (NPs) working on the front lines of the American health care crisis as they cared for four hundred African American older adults living with poor health and limited means. Trotter describes how these NPs practiced an inclusive form of care work that addressed medical, social, and organizational problems that often accompany poverty. In solving this expanded terrain of problems from inside the clinic, these NPs were not only solving a broader set of concerns for their patients; they became a professional solution for managing "difficult people" for both their employer and the state. Through
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