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Nurse's assessment of caregiver burden

Mai Nguyen
Medsurg Nursing: Official Journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses 2009, 18 (3): 147-51; quiz 152
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Caregivers of an older adult family member with dementia face many negative physical and mental health consequences, as well as financial impact. Caregiver burden and depressive symptoms are defined and factors that affect caregiver burden are examined. Tips for nurse assessment of caregiver depressive symptoms also are included.

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