28. Caregiver Knowledge and Skills

  1. Keith M. Bellizzi4 and
  2. Margot A. Gosney5
  1. Paula R. Sherwood1,
  2. Barbara A. Given2 and
  3. Charles W. Given3

Published Online: 2 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch28

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

How to Cite

Sherwood, P. R., Given, B. A. and Given, C. W. (2012) Caregiver Knowledge and Skills, in Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice (eds K. M. Bellizzi and M. A. Gosney), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch28

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA

  2. 5

    Clinical Health Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Acute and Tertiary Care, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA

  2. 2

    College of Nursing and College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA

  3. 3

    Deptartment of Family Medicine, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470874424

Online ISBN: 9781118312513

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Keywords:

  • caregiver knowledge/skills;
  • care demands/caregivers' distress;
  • home, cancer care needs;
  • psychoeducational intervention;
  • NCI PDQ/family caregiver role

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Assessing Cancer Care Needs in the Home

  • Helping Caregivers Meet Patient Needs

  • Implications and Conclusions

  • References