Family carers and the adult head-injured: a critical review of carers' needs.

@article{Sinnakaruppan2001FamilyCA,
  title={Family carers and the adult head-injured: a critical review of carers' needs.},
  author={Indrani Sinnakaruppan and Dennis M Williams},
  journal={Brain injury},
  year={2001},
  volume={15 8},
  pages={653-72}
}
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE To appraise recent literature on the topic of perceived needs of family carers of head-injured adult relatives. MEDLINE (1966-2000), EMBASE PSYCHIATRY (1987-1999), CINAHL (1982-January 2000) and PSYCHLIT (1967-1999) databases were searched. MAIN OUTCOMES AND RESULTS A total of 13 papers were reviewed, of which six employed standardized research methods. The remainder used researcher developed questionnaires. Needs described by carers as important were predominantly related… CONTINUE READING

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