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A study on burden among caregivers of stroke patients

Abdul Hadi, Azwanis and Zainal Abidin, Muhammad 'Adil and Ismail, Mohd Nizamuddin and Ahmad, Imran (2016) A study on burden among caregivers of stroke patients. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia (IMJM), 15 (Supplement Issue). p. 79. ISSN 1823-4631

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Studies have shown that caregiving is associated with high burden that could affect caregivers' mental and physical well-being. Unfortunately, caregivers are often overlooked even by healthcare professionals. With the rise of our elderly population and morbidity from stroke, there is a need to assess the burden among caregivers in our society. This study was carried out to determine the level of burden among caregivers of Stroke patients attending Hospital University Sains Malaysia in Kelantan and to evaluate the possible risk factors associated with those with a burden.

Item Type: Article (Meeting Abstract)
Additional Information: 6538/52179
Uncontrolled Keywords: caregiver, stroke, zarit burden interview
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine > RZ400 Mental healing
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Depositing User: Dr Muhammad Adil Zainal Abidin
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2016 15:03
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2020 10:15
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/52179

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