Review concluded that nurses are able to adhere to protocols for managing stable NCD patients based on clear and standardized protocols and guidelines, thus paving the way towards task shifting of NCD care to nurses to help relieve the significant healthcare gap in developing countries.
This research was supported by the UK Department for International Development’s Operational Research Capacity Building Programme led by the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease (The Union)
Some D, Edwards JK, Reid T, Van den Bergh R, Kosgei RJ, Wilkinson E, et al. (2016) Task Shifting the Management of Non-Communicable Diseases to Nurses in Kibera, Kenya: Does It Work? PLoS ONE 11(1): e0145634. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0145634
Task shifting the management of non-communicable diseases to nurses in Kibera, Kenya: does it work?