Family caregiving for patients with heart failure: types of care provided and gender differences.

@article{Hwang2010FamilyCF,
  title={Family caregiving for patients with heart failure: types of care provided and gender differences.},
  author={Boyoung Hwang and Marie Louise A Luttik and Kathleen A Dracup and Tiny Jaarsma},
  journal={Journal of cardiac failure},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={398-403}
}
BACKGROUND Knowledge about the potential burden for family caregivers related to the care of patients with heart failure (HF) is limited. The aims of the study were to compare the kind and amount of care provided by partners of HF patients and partners of healthy individuals and to examine the associations between gender and the performance of caregiving tasks. METHODS AND RESULTS Caregiving tasks performed by 338 partners of HF patients were compared with those performed by 1202 partners of… CONTINUE READING

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