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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

caregiver role strain

A caregiver's felt or exhibited difficulty in performing the family caregiver role.
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This is a content validation study of the defining characteristics of the nursing diagnosis "Caregiver role strain", held with Brazilian and Colombian experts.
The variables of interest in this study were, in addition to the experts characteristics, the own defining characteristics of the diagnosis "Caregiver role strain", according to NANDA-I classification 2011-2014.
No significant difference in caregiver role strain by caregiver age emerged (Z = .75, P = .46).