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Published January 15, 2014, 12:00 AM

Nurse practitioner Alison Romstad checks Doris Lofgren's blood pressure


Nurse practitioner Alison Romstad checks Doris Lofgren's blood pressure on Nov. 22 in Wyoming, Minn. The 91-year-old is doing well, but she needs regular monitoring to keep her blood pressure levels in check. As the aging population grows, nurse practitioners are expected to play a bigger role in extending routine medical care to patients.
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