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Ishii, Yoko Et Al

Family's difficulty scale in end-of-life home care: A new measure of the family's difficulties in caring for patients with cancer at the end of life at home from bereaved family's perspective

Background: The aim of this study was to develop a tool to measure the family's difficulties in caring for cancer patients at the end of life at home: Family's Difficulty Scale in end-of-life home care (FDS).

Methods: The draft of the FDS was derived from a pilot interview survey and literature reviews. The questionnaires were sent to 395 bereaved family caregivers whose family members were patients with terminal cancer receiving home service.

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