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Caring for the caregiver

Fowler, Christianne DNP, RN, GNP-BC

doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000445732.18429.e3

Review need-to-know information for family caregivers and offer the resources discussed here to help reduce their stress and improve the care they provide to their loved ones—your patients.

Christianne Fowler is an assistant professor at Old Dominion University School of Nursing in Norfolk, Va.

Acknowledgment: Thanks to Kathleen Heinrich, PhD, for her guidance in the preparation of this article.

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

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