- Words: 736
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Health - Nursing
- Paper #: 47729162
These people do not have access to as many or as wide a range of health services as those who live in cities. "The services that are in short supply in rural areas are those provided by nurses, health technology personnel, dentists, physical therapists, pharmacists, and opticians" (Bull and DeCroix Bane, 1993).
Nurses and nurse practitioners play a significant role in providing good community-based health care to older people in