Teaching Caregivers to Administer Eye Drops, Transdermal Patches, and Suppositories

Allison Lindauer, Kathryn Sexson, Theresa A Harvath

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Abstract

This article is the third in a series, Supporting Family Caregivers: No Longer Home Alone, published in collaboration with the AARP Public Policy Institute. Results of focus groups conducted as part of the AARP Public Policy Institute's No Longer Home Alone video project supported evidence that family caregivers aren't being given the information they need to manage the complex care regimens of their family members. This series of articles and accompanying videos aims to help nurses provide caregivers with the tools they need to manage their family member's medications. Each article explains the principles nurses should consider and reinforce with caregivers and is accompanied by a video for the caregiver to watch. The third video can be accessed at http://links.lww.com/AJN/A76.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S11-S16
JournalAmerican Journal of Nursing
Volume117
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017

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Teaching Caregivers to Administer Eye Drops, Transdermal Patches, and Suppositories. / Lindauer, Allison; Sexson, Kathryn; Harvath, Theresa A.

In: American Journal of Nursing, Vol. 117, No. 5, 2017, p. S11-S16.

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