publication . Article . 2012

Emotional and social perception of main caregiver in a rural health district

Fabiola Yonte Huete; María Belén Yonte Huete; Mª Teresa Meneses Jiménez;
Open Access Spanish
  • Published: 01 Mar 2012 Journal: NURE Investigación (issn: 1697-218X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Fundación para el Desarrollo de la Enfermería
Cross-sectional observational study of 50 caregivers of dependent patient immobilized. We analyzed the sociodemographic characteristics, type and characteristics of care, social, emotional and quality of life of main caregivers. Sociodemographic and care characteristics related to dependent patient immobilized was also studied. Objective: Describing the profile of dependent patient immobilized and their caregiver, and the emotional and social characteristics perceived by the main caregiver. Results: The age of dependent patient immobilized is rising particulary in women, with mental deterioration and dementia as principal diseases. The most of main caregivers ar...
free text keywords: Caregivers, Dependency, Quality of Life, Anxiety, Workload., Medicine, R, Nursing, RT1-120
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