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How do nurses/social workers supplement caregiver's work?
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Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine
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In the case of nurses, they will often be of assistance with additional medical knowledge, the ability to evaluate the patient from a medical standpoint with a brief exam etc.
They will often have additional medication knowledge. Social workers can help navigate the waters of insurance, support systems - whether financial or social or psychological - and address other social issues better.

In brief: In multiple ways
In the case of nurses, they will often be of assistance with additional medical knowledge, the ability to evaluate the patient from a medical standpoint with a brief exam etc.
They will often have additional medication knowledge. Social workers can help navigate the waters of insurance, support systems - whether financial or social or psychological - and address other social issues better.
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