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The paediatric primary care clinical nurse in South Africa — at the crossroad of progress

J.D. Ireland
Curationis | Vol 2, No 2 | a443 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v2i2.443 | © 1979 J.D. Ireland | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 27 September 1979 | Published: 27 September 1979

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J.D. Ireland, Department of paediatrics and child health University of Cape Town, South Africa

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Extending the role of the nurse particularly into areas previously considered to fall under the direct jurisdiction of the medical doctor, is a subject that usually generates a great deal of emotion and division of opinion. The following points should be read and accepted. If not fully accepted, they should be given serious consideration.


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