Physical Assessment Research Paper

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The increasing acuteness of care and developing technologies presents new opportunities and challenges for the nursing profession. The Neuro Health Science (NHS) Plan emphasizes the need for change to meet these demands, especially in the area of patient assessment. These new skills tend to be used mostly by experienced nurses such as the specialist or advanced nurse practitioner. One such skill is physical assessment. Traditionally it was viewed as part of the doctor's role; physical assessment has not routinely been taught in nurse training. With the advancement of nursing roles, it has been argued that physical assessment has become a key nursing
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