Posts Tagged ‘Caregivers’

January 28, 2013

Living kidney donors and their family caregivers: developing an evidence-based educational and social support website.


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Living kidney donor candidates and their family caregivers participating in the Living Donor Information Network for Caregiving (LINC) have access to a variety of online informational resources and a social support discussion forum throughout their living kidney donation experience. Strategies in the development and implementation of an online information and social-support resource are presented.

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January 28, 2013

Living kidney donors and their family caregivers: developing an evidence-based educational and social support website.


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Living kidney donor candidates and their family caregivers participating in the Living Donor Information Network for Caregiving (LINC) have access to a variety of online informational resources and a social support discussion forum throughout their living kidney donation experience. Strategies in the development and implementation of an online information and social-support resource are presented.

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July 4, 2011

Stress and Coping in Caregivers of Patients Awaiting Solid Organ Transplantation


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This studied evaluated stress and coping in 612 primary caregivers of potential candidates for lung, liver, heart, and/or kidney transplantation at the time of the candidate’s initial pre-transplant psychosocial evaluation. Caregivers were generally well adjusted, with only 17% exhibiting clinical symptoms of depression and 13% reporting clinical levels of anxiety. Caregivers evidenced a high degree […]

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