Elisabeth Saghaug

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OBJECTIVES Caring for a dying family member is known to interfere with sleep, yet little is known about caregiver sleep once the patient is admitted to hospice. The aim of this pilot study was to describe the sleep of partners and other family caregivers of patients in hospice. METHODS The pilot study used a cross-sectional, descriptive, and comparative(More)
OBJECTIVES This pilot study aimed to describe the sleep of partners and other family caregivers prior to and in the first year after a hospice patient's death. The study also evaluated the feasibility of the study protocol and determined the effect sizes in preparation for a full-scale study. DESIGN The pilot study used a longitudinal, descriptive and(More)
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