Needs of informal caregivers across the caregiving course in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a qualitative analysis.
Motor Neurone Disease
Local subject classificationAmyotrophic lateral sclerosis
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CitationNeeds of informal caregivers across the caregiving course in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a qualitative analysis. 2018, 8 (1):e018721 BMJ Open
AbstractAmyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as motor neuron disease (MND), is a debilitating terminal condition. Informal caregivers are key figures in ALS care provision. The physical, psychological and emotional impact of providing care in the home requires appropriate assistance and support. The objective of this analysis is to explore the needs of informal ALS caregivers across the caregiving course.
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