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Nurse Controversy #311568

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 19, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Susan Spencer) Physicians' criticism of nurse-practitioner movement discussed; Erie Family Health Center cited as example [Center spokesperson Joanne GERSTEN, Marianna CRANE -explain their dissatisfaction with doctors] [American Med. Association spokesperson Dr. Roy SCHWARZ - attacks nurses for practicing medicine.] [Mary BAKER, Donna MURRAY - prefer nursing; explain.] Scope of practice by Baker and Murray described. [SCHWARTZ - fears for welfare of nurses' patients.] [CRANE - believes alternate form of health care offered by nurses poses threat to doctors]

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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