Nursing and Family Caregiving: Social Support and Nonsupport

Publication Year: 2009

Edition: 1

Authors/Editor: Neufeld, Anne; Harrison, Margaret

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-611129-6

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This book serves as an authoritative reference for health care practitioners and researchers concerned with mobilizing support for individuals caring for a disabled adult or child family member. The authors integrate numerous types of research to provide a comprehensive compendium of best practices for social support within vulnerable populations.

This book provides a wealth of insight into the experience of family caregivers and describes the importance of support.
Nurses, practitioners, researchers, and professionals will find this book useful, as they provide care to patients, plan programs, or develop policies intended to assist family caregivers. Armed with this essential knowledge of the best methodological approaches to family caregiving, readers will have both the insight and tools to optimize caregiving across the range of hospices, treatment facilities, and home care.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Neufeld, Anne; Harrison, Margaret
ISBN: 978-0-82-611129-6
General Interest Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 1
Pages: 284
Year: 2009