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Measurement of informal care: an empirical study into the valid measurement of time spent on informal caregiving.
The incorporation of informal care into economic evaluations of health care is troublesome. The debate focuses on the valuation of time spent on informal caregiving, while time measurement, a relatedExpand
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Patient satisfaction revisited: a multilevel approach.
Patient satisfaction surveys are increasingly used for benchmarking purposes. In the Netherlands, the results of these surveys are reported at the univariate level without taking case mix factorsExpand
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Instruments for assessing the burden of informal caregiving for stroke patients in clinical practice: a comparison of CSI, CRA, SCQ and self-rated burden
Objective: To compare the feasibility, convergent and clinical validity of three commonly used burden scales: Caregiver Strain Index (CSI), Caregiver Reaction Assessment (CRA) and Sense of CompetenceExpand
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Economic valuation of informal care: the contingent valuation method applied to informal caregiving.
This paper reports the results of the application of the contingent valuation method (CVM) to determine a monetary value of informal care. We discuss the current practice in valuing informal care andExpand
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The economic value of informal care: a study of informal caregivers' and patients' willingness to pay and willingness to accept for informal care.
We provide a new test of the feasibility of using contingent valuation to value informal care. We start with a theoretical model of informal caregiving and derive that willingness to pay dependsExpand
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Burden of Informal Caregiving for Stroke Patients
Background: We assessed the objective and subjective burden of caregiving for stroke patients and investigated which characteristics of the patient, the informal caregiver and the objective burdenExpand
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Economic valuation of informal care. An overview of methods and applications.
Informal care makes up a significant part of the total amount of care provided to care recipients with chronic and terminal diseases. Still, informal care is often neglected in economic evaluationsExpand
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Process utility from providing informal care: the benefit of caring.
Though economics is usually outcome-oriented, it is often argued that processes matter as well. Utility is not only derived from outcomes, but also from the way this outcome is accomplished.Expand
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The value of informal care--a further investigation of the feasibility of contingent valuation in informal caregivers.
Including informal care in economic evaluations is increasingly advocated but problematic. We investigated three well-known concerns regarding contingent valuation (CV): (1) the item non-response ofExpand
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Economic valuation of informal care: lessons from the application of the opportunity costs and proxy good methods.
This paper reports the results of the application of the opportunity costs and proxy good methods to determine a monetary value of informal care. We developed a survey in which we asked informalExpand
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