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Examining trust in health professionals among family caregivers of nursing home residents with advanced dementia.

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Summary of "Examining trust in health professionals among family caregivers of nursing home residents with advanced dementia."

In a context of increasing emphasis on shared decision-making and palliative care in dementia, research on family caregivers' trust in health professionals in advanced dementia is surprisingly scant. The aim of the present study was to assess trust in nursing home health professionals of family caregivers of nursing home residents with advanced dementia, and possible correlates, such as family caregivers' satisfaction, involvement in care, care burden and patients' symptom burden.

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Name: Geriatrics & gerontology international
ISSN: 1447-0594
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