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Effects of stroke on informal carers

O'Shea, Rachel and Goode, Deborah (2013) Effects of stroke on informal carers. Nursing Standard, 28 (15). pp. 43-47. [Journal article]

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Informal carers have a pivotal role in caring for patients who have had a stroke. Research has shown that informal carers have unmet information, psychological and social needs. There is a lack of research about how informal carers in Northern Ireland manage the role of caring for a patient who has experienced stroke, and what kind of support they need and receive. This literature review explores the experiences of informal carers providing stroke care in the home. The issues highlighted in the article are relevant worldwide, because the incidence of stroke is increasing in developed and developing countries.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Nursing
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
ID Code:28317
Deposited By: Mrs Deborah Goode
Deposited On:21 Jan 2014 08:49
Last Modified:21 Jan 2014 08:49

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