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A growing cadre of nurse practitioners — typically, registered nurses who have completed a master’s degree in nursing — are now adding up to a year of clinical and other training, often in primary care.
Father and son suffered serious hand injuries. Both needed surgery and occupational therapy. But insurance paid for just a fraction of those OT bills, and the family owed more than $8,500.
In a move to improve cancer care for older adults, the American Society of Clinical Oncology is recommending that all patients age 65 and older receive a geriatric assessment when considering or undergoing chemotherapy.