The Nurse Practitioner

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Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000426411.47229.f8
Feature: ORTHOPEDIC CONDITIONS

A closer look at hand and wrist complaints

Zychowicz, Michael E. DNP, FAANP

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Abstract

Abstract: Hand or wrist pain is a common complaint in primary care. This pain can be very disabling and can signifi cantly impair a person's quality of life. With the appropriate clinical knowledge and skills, nurse practitioners can effectively evaluate, diagnose, and treat many of the common hand and wrist complaints seen in primary care.

© 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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