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The family caregivers’ needs at home with severe traumatic brain injury survivor: a review

Mohamed Ludin, Salizar and Othman, Hamidah (2018) The family caregivers’ needs at home with severe traumatic brain injury survivor: a review. In: The 4th International Conference of Nursing (ICON) 2018, 8-9 September 2018, Universitas Brawijaya, Malang, Indonesia. (Unpublished)

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Background: The brain injury literature has focused primarily on victims of injury, reporting outcomes in terms of medical status, cognitive functioning, employment levels, and behavioural sequelae. However, in recent years, rehabilitation specialists have become increasingly concerned about the impact of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on family caregivers. The aim of this paper was to review the literature regarding the family caregivers’ needs at home with severe traumatic brain injury survivor. Methods: This paper reviewed search strategies in terms to find related article based on the past study on needs of family caregivers among severe traumatic brain injury survivor. The data for this review were based on 7 empirical studies published in scientific journals in 2010 - 2016, which were found in the EBSCOhost, Psych INFO, and ISI Web of Knowledge databases. The review include the study design, sample, method, and main result. Results: The findings in the included study, there are several points can be highlighted which the family caregivers needs who have been care the traumatic brain injury survivors’. It also reported on the needs of family caregivers on information, traumatic brain injury, TBI survivor complication, family caregivers’ burden, caregiver challenges and the impact of traumatic brain injury to family caregiver quality of life. Conclusions: Overall or the result on this study, family caregivers face significant challenges toward care of TBI survivors. The review highlight the support needs for family caregivers and it is important to know the facts about severe traumatic brain injury to understand the condition. The rehabilitation efforts need to take these result for further study.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Papers)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Traumatic brain injury, Family caregivers, Family needs, family rehabilitation, family during illness, home based care.
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Nursing > Department of Critical Care Nursing
Depositing User: DR Salizar Mohamed Ludin
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2022 16:29
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2022 16:29
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/71360

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