Nature, sources, and impact of information on the adjustment of family caregivers: a pilot project.

@article{Lefebvre2008NatureSA,
  title={Nature, sources, and impact of information on the adjustment of family caregivers: a pilot project.},
  author={H{\'e}l{\'e}ne Lefebvre and Marie Jos{\'e}e Levert and Diane Pelchat and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Gauvin Lepage},
  journal={The Canadian journal of nursing research = Revue canadienne de recherche en sciences infirmieres},
  year={2008},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={143-60}
}
The information conveyed to patients and families dealing with a health problem such as traumatic brain injury or stroke combines with what they already know to form a new pool of knowledge. The aim of this pilot study was to describe the information needs of family caregivers, their sources of information, their strategies for gathering information, and the impact of the information on their adjustment and their relationship with health professionals. Focus groups were held with close… CONTINUE READING

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