In the workplace, physician assistants deliver health services in all areas. Besides the above-mentioned clinical services as applied to outpatient occupational and environmental medical care delivery, PAs contribute to health promotion for workers through clinical practice, research, and teaching and often lead investigations of environmental exposures (Ramos, 1999, p. 689).
Harris, J. S. (1997) "Development, Use, and Evaluation of Clinical Practice Guidelines" Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 39, 1, January.
HRSA (1994), Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Bureau of Health Professions, Division of Medicine, Special Projects & Data Branch, pp. 16-18.
Ramos, M. (1999) "Occupational and Environmental Medicine for PAs" in Physician Assistant, A Guide to Clinical Practice, Ballweg, R., Stolberg, S., & Sullivan, E. M. (Eds.) Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders, pp. 684-711.
Maryann Ramos, PA-C, M.P.H.
May 9, 2000
Revised September 27, 2015.