Caregiver burden from caring for impaired elderly: a cross-sectional study in rural Lower Egypt

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Salama, Rasha (2012)
  • Publisher: PREX
  • Journal: Italian Journal of Public Health (issn: 1723-7815, eissn: 1723-7807)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2427/8662
  • Subject: Home Care; Elderly; Caregiver burden; Burnout

Background: increased life expectancy and an aging population have made home care for the elderly a major responsibility for families. Caring for a chronically ill or physically disabled person has been referred to as physically or emotionally stressful, placing the car... View more
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