Facilitating change and adaptation: the experiences of current and bereaved carers of patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

@article{Philip2014FacilitatingCA,
  title={Facilitating change and adaptation: the experiences of current and bereaved carers of patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.},
  author={Jennifer A M Philip and Michelle E Gold and Caroline Brand and Belinda R Miller and J S Douglass and Vijaya Sundararajan},
  journal={Journal of palliative medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={421-7}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) experience substantial symptom burden, psychological and social morbidity. The experience of this illness has an impact beyond the patient. OBJECTIVE This study seeks to understand the experiences and needs of family carers of people with severe COPD. DESIGN Semistructured interviews were held with current and bereaved carers of people with severe COPD. Several areas of content were targeted in the interviews… CONTINUE READING
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