caregiver role strain


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strain

 [strān]
1. to overexercise.
2. excessive effort or exercise.
3. an overstretching or overexertion of some part of the musculature.
4. to filter or separate.
5. a group of organisms within a species or variety, characterized by some particular quality, as rough or smooth strains of bacteria.
caregiver role strain a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as difficulty performing the caregiver role.
risk for caregiver role strain a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as vulnerability of a caregiver for felt difficulty performing the caregiver role.

caregiver role strain

A caregiver's felt or exhibited difficulty in performing the family caregiver role.