Assessing Caregiver Burden and Relationship between Caregiver Burden and Basic Activities of Daily Living in Stroke Patients with Spasticity.

Assessing Caregiver Burden and Relationship between Caregiver Burden and Basic Activities of Daily Living in Stroke Patients with Spasticity. J Med Assoc Thai. 2016 Aug;99(8):926-32 Authors: Khanittanuphong P, Leelasamran W Abstract Objective: To evaluate caregiver burden of stroke patients with spasticity and to study the relationship between the caregiver burden and the ability to perform basic activities of daily living (bADL) of these patients. Material and Method: The study design was a cross-sectional descriptive research. The demographic data of 52 stroke patients with spasticity and their caregivers at Songklanagarind Hospital in Thailand were recorded. The Zarit Burden Interview (ZBI) in the Thai version measured the caregiver burdens. The modified Barthel Index (BI) evaluated the bADL of the patients. The correlation between the ZBI and modified BI were calculated by The Spearman’s rank correlation coefficient (rs) with p
Source: Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Med Assoc Thai Source Type: research

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