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Easing the burden on family caregivers

Brandon, Inez Lynne MSN, RN, CHPN, CNL, OCN

doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000432098.08196.8d

Up to 30% of survivors of stroke are permanently disabled, and most of them will be cared for by their loved ones. You can help empower these caregivers by providing the education, resources, support, and interventions outlined here.

Inez Lynne Brandon is Clinical Care Coordinator at St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, N.J.

The author has disclosed that she has no financial relationships related to this article.

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