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Why would a doctor refer a family to his affiliated physician's assistant?

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Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Family Medicine
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In brief: Team work

Physician assistants are trained to work as a team member with a physician.
They are qualified to take care of stable conditions and also able to recognize when the physician should be called back in to address a problem. This allows the physician to spend more time with someone that has a less stable condition. This will become more of a necessity in the years ahead as we have fewer physicians.

In brief: Team work

Physician assistants are trained to work as a team member with a physician.
They are qualified to take care of stable conditions and also able to recognize when the physician should be called back in to address a problem. This allows the physician to spend more time with someone that has a less stable condition. This will become more of a necessity in the years ahead as we have fewer physicians.
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
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