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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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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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Burden of caregiving: evidence of objective burden, subjective burden, and quality of life impacts on informal caregivers of patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
OBJECTIVE To improve understanding of the nature and magnitude of the burden of informal care and also to indicate important areas for improving the current ways in which informal care isExpand
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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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Subjective caregiver burden of parents of adults with Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Purpose: To describe subjective caregiver burden of parents of adults with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and to identify factors associated with the level of subjective burden. Methods: In aExpand
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Willingness to pay for a quality-adjusted life-year: the individual perspective.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to elicit the individual willingness to pay (WTP) for a quality-adjusted life-year (QALY). METHODS In a Web-based questionnaire containing contingent valuationExpand
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Medical consumption and costs during a one-year follow-up of patients with LUTS suggestive of BPH in six european countries: report of the TRIUMPH study.
OBJECTIVE To determine the medical consumption and associated treatment costs of patients with LUTS suggestive of BPH. METHODS A prospective, cross-sectional, observational survey in six EuropeanExpand
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Balancing equity and efficiency in the Dutch basic benefits package using the principle of proportional shortfall
Economic evaluations are increasingly used to inform decisions regarding the allocation of scarce health care resources. To systematically incorporate societal preferences into these evaluations,Expand
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Health Effects in Significant Others
Background. Changes in the health of patients may affect the health of so-called “significant others” in 2 distinct ways. First, an individual may provide informal care to the patient and be burdenedExpand
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Expectations regarding length and health related quality of life: some empirical findings.
Own expectations regarding length and future quality of life can differ from objective measures such as actuarial life expectancy. If so, this may have implications for health behaviour, seekingExpand
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