Age and gender influences on the needs, concerns and strategies of CABG caregivers.

BACKGROUND Caring for coronary artery bypass (CABG) surgery patients can be challenging. No studies have explored caregiver burden by age and gender. OBJECTIVE To describe age and gender-specific concerns, needs and strategies during the first 3 months. METHODS Themes for burden concerns, needs and strategies were derived from interviews of 32 CABG… CONTINUE READING