Will we find the perfect blending of humanity and technology that will allow quality care to be accessible in all areas of the globe, at an affordable cost, and still allow for the always important caregiver-patient relationship
For many clients, a caregiver-patient relationship
can be rich and fulfilling.
The caregiver-patient relationship
should be viewed as a team approach to health care.
The four main determinants of women's satisfaction with childbirth are their prenatal expectations, the amount of support they get from caregivers, the quality of the caregiver-patient relationship
, and their degree of involvement in decision making, a 2002 study found.
In addition to the benefits of using family caregivers as informants, it is important to note that caregiver ratings of functional abilities for their family member with CI differ according to the demographic characteristics of the caregiver and are further influenced by caregiver-patient relationship
, caregiving distress, and coping skills.
At the level of individual caregiver-patient relationships
, how should health professionals react to the pervasive phenomenon of patient blaming?