Clinical indicators of 'caregiver role strain' in caregivers of stroke patients.

@article{Oliveira2013ClinicalIO,
  title={Clinical indicators of 'caregiver role strain' in caregivers of stroke patients.},
  author={Ana Railka de Souza Oliveira and Rebeca Cordeiro Rodrigues and Vanessa Emille Carvalho de Sousa and Alice Costa and Marcos Ven{\'i}cios Oliveira Lopes and Thelma Leite de Ara{\'u}jo},
  journal={Contemporary nurse},
  year={2013},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={
          215-24
        }
}
The main objectives of this study were to investigate the prevalence of the nursing diagnosis caregiver role strain (CRS) in caregivers of patients with stroke and to identify the accuracy of this diagnosis's clinical indicators. A total of 42 stroke patient caregivers who provided in-home care services in a city in north-eastern Brazil. The sensitivity, specificity, and predictive value of clinical indicators of nursing diagnosis 'CRS' were analyzed. Study participants were mostly female… CONTINUE READING
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