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The use of advanced medical technologies at home: a systematic review of the literature

Background: The number of medical technologies used in home settings has increased substantially over the last 10-15 years. In order to manage their use and to guarantee quality and safety, data on usage trends and practical experiences are important.

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 15:54

Negative impact and positive value in caregiving: validation of the COPE index in a six-country sample of carers

Purpose: The present study attempts to further validate the COPE Index on a large sample of carers drawn from six European countries. Design and Methods: We used a cross-sectional survey, with approximately 1,000 carers recruited in each of six countries by means of a common standard evaluation protocol. Our saturation recruitment of a designated quota of carers occurred by means of several channels, in identified geographical zones within countries.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:09