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Physician Assistants provide vital health care

October 6, 2002

Albany- Sunday is National Physician Assistant day. Tim Fowler, has been an Emergency Services Physician Assistant at Palymra Hospital for three years.

He assists the emergency doctors and makes sure each patient receives the proper medical attention they need. He says even though the Physician Assistant profession is relatively new, more people are realizing how important they are in healthcare.

Fowler says Physician Assistants can do the majority of what a physician can do. They can even write prescriptions.

Posted at 4:45PM by Jocelyn.Maner@walb.com