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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: [caregiver Role Strain In Caregivers Of Children With Cancer].
Author: Beck, Ana Raquel Medeiros
Lopes, Maria Helena de Baena Moraes
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to identify the frequency of nursing diagnoses caregiver role strain and risk for caregiver role strain in 50 caregivers of children with cancer in a specialized children's cancer hospital in Campinas, São Paulo. The data for this descriptive cross-sectional study was obtained from the patients' files and interviews held with the caregiver using a specially formulated protocol. Caregiver role strain was presented by 78% of the caregivers and 100% presented the risk for caregiver role strain with at least two defining characteristics and six risk factors. The conclusion was that caregivers of children with cancer present a high risk for caregiver role strain.
Subject: Adaptation, Psychological
Adult
Cancer Care Facilities
Caregivers
Child
Child, Preschool
Cross-sectional Studies
Female
Hospitals, Pediatric
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Neoplasms
Risk Factors
Socioeconomic Factors
Stress, Psychological
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18041549
Date Issue: -1-Uns- -1
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