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Impact of Self-Efficacy on The Quality of Life of Children With Asthma and Their Caregivers

Introduction: Health-related quality of life is an important outcome measurement in the monitoring of asthma control. Self-efficacy is a determinant of self-management behaviors that can contribute to the improvement of asthma control and quality of life. Our objective was to analyze the relationship between self-efficacy and quality of life in children with asthma and their caregivers.

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 10:15

Family Experience in Treating Children with Chronic Renal Failure Undergoing Hemodialysis Therapy

Objective: Children who enter phase 5 of chronic renal failure need hemodialysis as a therapy. In undergoing hemodialysis, children experience various physical and psychosocial problems. Parents, as caregivers, are required to be at their children's side to overcome these problems. This study aimed to explore the experience of families in caring for children with chronic renal failure undergoing hemodialysis therapy.

Fri, 01/06/2023 - 16:45

Perceptions of family caregivers on the implementation of the cordial older family nursing model: A qualitative study

Objectives: This study aims to understand the perceptions of family members as caregivers on the implementation of the cordial older family nursing model.; Method: This study used a qualitative phenomenological study with an in-depth interview. A total of 18 Participants were selected using a purposive sampling technique. The data from the participants was acquired through semi-structured interviews. Subsequently, the data were analyzed using the Colaizzi method.

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 13:21

The opportunity costs of caring for people with dementia in Southern Spain

Objective: The aim of this paper is to study the opportunity costs (OC) that are involved in being a caregiver and to compare them with the direct costs assumed by the State and the families. We evaluate direct cost (those that imply a payment-out-of-pocket) and indirect cost (those that imply a dedication in time). We hypothesized that costs increase with the severity of the dementia, with the educational level and active occupational situation of caregiver.

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 13:43