The impact of providing symptom management assistance on caregiver reaction: results of a randomized trial.

@article{Given2006TheIO,
  title={The impact of providing symptom management assistance on caregiver reaction: results of a randomized trial.},
  author={B. Given and C. Given and A. Sikorskii and Sangchoon Jeon and P. Sherwood and M. Rahbar},
  journal={Journal of pain and symptom management},
  year={2006},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={
          433-43
        }
}
This research evaluates the impact of a randomized clinical trial for lowering family members' reactions and increasing their involvement in assisting cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy to better manage their symptoms. The cognitive behavioral intervention was directed toward both the patient and family caregivers. At 10 weeks, caregivers who received the experimental intervention had significantly lower total reactions to assisting with symptoms and assisted with significantly fewer… Expand
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