caregiver burden

caregiver burden

The perception of stress and fatigue caused by the sustained effort required in caring for persons with chronic illness or other conditions with special needs for care.
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Aprecia is committed to enhancing the patient experience through novel approaches to drug delivery that address unmet treatment needs to eliminate patient suffering and caregiver burden.
Applying for the program includes employment verification, assessment of the care recipient, and a caregiver burden assessment.
There is no single agreed-upon definition of caregiver burden; 1 however, caregiver burden can
17) The impact on caregivers has been evaluated in the form of caregiver burden, poor QOL, stigma, psychological morbidity, poor physical health, distress, and financial constraints.
Another factor for caregiver burden is the progressive change in the relationship with the previous spouse or partner, parent, or friend.
Caregiver burden as people with autism spectrum disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder transition into adolescence and adulthood in the United Kingdom.
The data was collected from the attendants of patients receiving dialysis, and caregiver burden was measured using the Zarit Burden Interview questionnaire.
We found that individuals with a chronically or terminally ill pet showed greater caregiver burden compared to those with a healthy pet," said Spitznagel, an associate professor in the department of psychological sciences at Kent State University in Ohio.
This can add to patients' distress and to significant caregiver burden.
Enter the term "caregiver" into Medline or CINAHL and you are likely to be overwhelmed with references to caregiver burden.
Factors contributing to caregiver burden in this population include the added responsibilities of complex home dialysis therapy or transportation for care recipients to dialysis clinics for treatment, adhering to the strict dietary requirements, and coping with care recipient comorbidities and cognitive changes (Tong, Sainsbury, & Craig, 2008).