Families of patients with polytrauma: Understanding the evidence and charting a new research agenda.

@article{Griffin2009FamiliesOP,
  title={Families of patients with polytrauma: Understanding the evidence and charting a new research agenda.},
  author={Joan M. Griffin and Greta Friedemann-S{\'a}nchez and Carmen Hall and Sean T Phelan and Michelle van Ryn},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation research and development},
  year={2009},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={879-92}
}
Although research shows that caring for a family member with chronic disease or disability can cause significant distress for caregivers, it also shows that families that function well and adequately support patients can improve the quality of life and health outcomes for their ill or disabled family member. Currently, little knowledge exists about how families function and cope after a loved one has sustained polytrauma, the multiple traumatic injuries that often include traumatic brain injury… CONTINUE READING

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