Caregiver Burden and Quality of Life Factors Affecting Caregivers Caring for Patients with Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
Review TypePeer-review: Single Blind
Repository Posting Date2017-03-01T21:25:12Z
Author(s)McCann, Sue; Huwe, Jill; Lipner, Cindy; Astley, Elizabeth; Apfel, Abraham; Fabio, Anthony; Akilov, Oleg
Author DetailsSue McCann, MSN, RN, DNC; Jill Huwe, MSN, RN; Cindy Lipner, BSN, RN, OCN; Elizabeth Astley, BSN, RN; Abraham Apfel; Anthony Fabio; Oleg Akilov, MD, PhD
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
Level of EvidenceCross-Sectional Study
Research ApproachPilot/Exploratory Study
Background/Hypothesis: A unique caregiver burden and quality of life for the caregivers of CTCL patients exists, and as such, there may be unidentified, and thus unmet, caregiver needs.
Objectives: The purpose of this pilot study was to determine the demographics, unique caregiver burden, quality of life issues in those caring for patients with cutaneous t-cell lymphoma and the differences in caregiver burden dependent upon disease severity.
Funder(s)The DAISY Foundation
Conference Name3rd World Congress of Cutaneous Lymphomas
Conference HostColumbia University
Conference LocationNew York City, New York, USA
Date of Publication3/1/2017
NotesThis work has been approved through a peer-review process prior to its posting in the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.
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