The Use of Physician Assistants in Critical Care Medicine

Danny Lizano

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article


Advanced practice providers (APP) help fill the ongoing physician workforce shortage in critical care. APPs are an important part of the multidisciplinary team to ensure patients have access to timely, high-quality care. Research data are limited by the variability of roles, assignments, and utilization of the APP in the intensive care unit.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)305-309
Number of pages5
JournalPhysician Assistant Clinics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • Advanced practice provider (APP)
  • Critical care medicine
  • Physician assistant/nurse practitioner
  • Roles in intensive care

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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