Physician Assistants or Nurses Assisting with Surgical Procedures: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines


( Last Updated : July 15, 2016)
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RB1003-000

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  1. What is the clinical effectiveness and safety associated with using physician assistants or nurses as assistants during surgical procedures?

  2. What is the cost-effectiveness associated with using physician assistants or nurses as assistants during surgical procedures?

  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with using physician assistants or nurses as assistants during surgical procedures?


Key Message

One non-randomized study was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness and safety associated with using physician assistants or nurses as assistants during surgical procedures.