Home care for the chronically ill elderly in China: The family sickbed in Tianjin.


Official documents and data from a 10-month field study are used to examine caregiving practices for sick and elderly people at home in the north China city of Tianjin. Using the research site of the family sickbed, 17 sample families were obtained from a general hospital and a senior cadre's sanatorium. The paper describes the development of the family… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00972562


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