Esperanza Ruiz-Arias

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OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was, to determine the profile of the family caregiver of patients with multiple pathologies, identify factors associated with overload, and construct predictive models using items from the Caregiver Strain Index (CSI). METHOD A cross-sectional study of caregivers of patients with multiple comorbidities who attended an urban(More)
OBJECTIVE To understand the effects of care within the family provided by live-in female immigrants on elderly dependents and their families and the carers themselves in Seville (Spain). METHODS We designed a qualitative study using in-depth interviews of key informants, immigrant care workers, elderly dependents and their families, and discussion groups(More)
OBJECTIVE To quantify and characterize the scientific production on the family care provided by immigrant women. METHODS A literature search was performed in April 2008 with no date limits in the main national and international databases: Web of Science, Current Contents Connect, ISI Proceedings, MedLine, CINAHL, PsycoInfo, EMBASE, IME, ISOC and CUIDEN.(More)
PURPOSE To analyze the factors that influence the strain on family caregivers of elderly dependent people, relating it to the strategy of care, with a gender perspective. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. METHODS We interviewed 328 Spanish family caregivers in 2012. Main variable: Caregiver Strain Index (CSI). INDEPENDENT VARIABLES relationship, sex, age,(More)
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