The effect of a Web-based stroke intervention on carers' well-being and survivors' use of healthcare services.

@article{Pierce2009TheEO,
  title={The effect of a Web-based stroke intervention on carers' well-being and survivors' use of healthcare services.},
  author={Linda L Pierce and Victoria L Steiner and Sadik A. Khuder and Amy L Govoni and Lawrence J Horn},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2009},
  volume={31 20},
  pages={1676-84}
}
PURPOSE We hypothesised that carers of stroke survivors who participate in the Web-based intervention, Caring approximately Web, would have higher well-being than non-Web users. We also postulated that those survivors whose carers participated in Caring approximately Web would use fewer healthcare services. METHOD A randomised, two-group, repeated measures design was used. Subjects were recruited from four rehabilitation centres from which first-time stroke survivors were discharged to home… CONTINUE READING
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