Burden and stress associated with spousal caregiving for individuals with heart failure.

@article{Karmilovich1994BurdenAS,
  title={Burden and stress associated with spousal caregiving for individuals with heart failure.},
  author={S E Karmilovich},
  journal={Progress in cardiovascular nursing},
  year={1994},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={33-8}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine the level of caregiver burden and stress experienced by spouses of patients with heart failure. The population of those afflicted with heart failure is growing, and the home management regimen is becoming more complex. A nonprobability sample of 11 male and 30 female spouses participated in this descriptive survey. Participation included the completion of the Caregiving Demands Scale, the Brief Symptom Inventory and a demographic form. Results revealed… CONTINUE READING

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