Enferm Clin (Engl Ed) 2021 Jun 8. Epub 2021 Jun 8.
Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Málaga (IBIMA), Málaga, Spain; Departamento de Enfermería, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Málaga, Málaga, Spain; Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición (CIBERobn), Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain.
Objectives: To describe the quality of life and caregiver burden of family caregivers of cancer patients at the beginning of palliative care.
Method: Cross-sectional descriptive study in the CUIDPACOSTASOL cohort of family caregivers of palliative phase cancer patients, included between February 2017 and December 2019 from health centres of the Costa del Sol and Malaga-Valle del Guadalhorce Primary Care District, and Cudeca Foundation. Sociodemographic data on caregivers and patients, specific questionnaires related to family caregiver burden as well as satisfaction (Zarit and FAMCARE), quality of life (SF-36) and nursing diagnoses (NANDA), and patient characteristics (PPI, PPSv2) were collected. Read More