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|Title: ||The impact of informal caregivers during cancer patients’ trajectory in economic health outcomes|
|Authors: ||Tavares, Ana|
|Issue Date: ||2017|
|Citation: ||Ana Patrícia Tavares, Ana Filipa Ramos, Felismina Mendes, Manuel Lopes, Pedro Parreira and César Fonseca. 2017. “The impact of informal caregivers during cancer patients’ trajectory in economic health outcomes”, International Journal of Development Research, 7, (08).|
|Abstract: ||In the trajectory of the person with cancer, the presence of uncontrolled symptoms are the main
and frequent cause of demand for health services, which increases with the advanced stage of the
disease. The modernization of health systems advocates the domiciliation of health care, with
proximity assistance, where informal caregivers assume a role of relevance. Persons with cancer
prefer this typology of service, as well have positive impact in economic health outcomes.
However, it is essential to reflect in the shapes of the professional support, health policies and
incentives, which are needed with the finality to prevent burnout of the caregiver. As ensure the
resources to certify the self-care and quality of life of the person with cancer and informal
|Appears in Collections:||ENF - Publicações - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais Com Arbitragem Científica|
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