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Physician Assistants

"Physician Assistants" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Health professionals who practice medicine as members of a team with their supervising physicians. They deliver a broad range of medical and surgical services to diverse populations in rural and urban settings. Duties may include physical exams, diagnosis and treatment of disease, interpretation of tests, assist in surgery, and prescribe medications. (from http://www.aapa.orglabout-pas accessed 2114/2011)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Physician Assistants" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Physician Assistants" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 71 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2008
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