Putting patients first: patient-centered care: more than the sum of its parts

Am J Nurs. 2010 Sep;110(9):49-53. doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000388265.57051.e6.


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MeSH terms

  • Benchmarking
  • Health Plan Implementation
  • Humans
  • North America
  • Nurse's Role
  • Organizational Culture
  • Patient-Centered Care / standards*
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care / methods*