By Carl Eisdorfer PhD MD
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The professional nurse knew how to give skilled care but was often in the role of directing and supervising the work of other team members (Arndt & Huckabay, 1980). After World War II, there was a shortage of registered nurses, and the number of auxiliary personnel had increased (Marriner, 1980). Each patient was cared for by many different members of the team, and the team leader (the registered nurse) was mainly responsible for administering medications and treatments other team members were not qualified to give.
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D. Department of Family Medicine University of North Dakota School of Medicine 221 South Fourth Street Grand Forks, ND 58201 (701) 780-3200 Curators of the University of Missouri Columbia, MO PHS Region VIII PHS Region IX University of Southern California* University of Southern California GEC R. D. Los Angeles Campus/University of Southern California Medical Center 1934 Hospital Place Los Angeles, CA 90033 (213) 226-5575 Northwest GEC Itamar B. D. D. Travelers Center on Aging University of Connecticut School of Medicine Farmington, CN 06032 (203) 674-3958 PHS Region X University of Washington Seattle, WA PHS Region I University of Connecticut Farmington, CNf *Four original centers funded in 1983.
Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 6, 1986: Geriatric Health Care by Carl Eisdorfer PhD MD