Nurse practitioner-led prostate biopsy in the United Kingdom - Abstract

As prostate cancer detection rates increase, multi-professional health care teams with nurse practitioners are adopting some roles that have predominantly been in the medical domain. This article reports the development of nurse practitioners undertaking prostate biopsies in the United Kingdom and presents an audit demonstrating the safety of nurse practitioners conducting this procedure.


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Turner B, Aslet P.   Are you the author?
Homerton University Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

Reference: Urol Nurs. 2011 Nov-Dec;31(6):351-3.

PubMed Abstract
PMID: 22263443 Prostate Cancer Section