Quality of life in caregivers providing care for lung transplant candidates.

@article{Lefaiver2009QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life in caregivers providing care for lung transplant candidates.},
  author={Cheryl A. Lefaiver and Vicki A Keough and Marijo Letizia and Dorothy M. Lanuza},
  journal={Progress in transplantation},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={142-52}
}
CONTEXT Caregivers are essential members of the health care team who provide care, valued at more than $250 billion each year, to millions of persons who require assistance with health and daily care. Patients with respiratory diseases who are waiting for a lung transplant are required to have an identified caregiver. The caregivers are rarely studied. OBJECTIVE To explore the relationships among the health status of caregivers of lung transplant candidates, caregivers' reaction to caregiving… CONTINUE READING