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Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000433073.84279.48
Feature: CE Connection: AUTOSOMAL RECESSIVE GENETIC DISORDERS

Screening for cystic fibrosis: What every NP should know

Nicholson, Krysta N. MS, CPNP

Continued Education
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Abstract

In a chronic childhood disease such as cystic fibrosis, it is important for nurse practitioners to be knowledgeable about the disease process, methods of mutation identification, and diagnostic criteria. Multiple studies have shown improved prognosis for patients diagnosed early.

© 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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