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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Caregivers Of Children With Cancer: Aspects Of Life Affected By The Caregiver Role [cuidadores De Crianças Com Câncer: Aspectos Da Vida Afetados Pela.atividade De Cuidador.]
Author: Beck A.R.
Lopes M.H.
Abstract: This study aimed at demonstrating that the caregiving role affected the lives of caregivers of children with cancer the child's degree of dependence regarding the performance of daily life activities (DLA), the degree of help offered by others and the degree to which some aspects of the caregiver's life were affected by caregiving activities. Interviews were held with fifty caregivers of children between the ages of three and ten in a children's hospital, a referral center for cancer and hematological disorders in Campinas, Sao Paulo. These caregiving activities seriously affect the lives of the caregivers and, therefore, an assessment of these aspects may help the nurse detect the problems and plan the healthcare needed by the caregivers of children with cancer.
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Date Issue: 2007
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