Burden Faced by Caregivers of Stroke Patients Who Attend Rural-based Medical Teaching Hospital in Western India.

Abstract:

Background:Stroke results in significant caregiver burden and strain. Objective:The main objectives of this study is to assess the burden and its consequences in caregivers of stroke patients and to determine the associated factors to caregivers' burden. Methods:A cross-sectional study was conducted over 1 year on 70 consecutive patients who attended the Shree Krishna Hospital, Karamsad stroke clinic. Demographic and clinical characteristics of all patients were recorded after obtaining the consent. The modified rankin scale and Barthel index were administered to the patient, whereas Caregiver strain index, Caregiver burden scale, Patient Health Questionnaire-9, Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7, and Kuppuswami scale were administered to the patient's caregiver. Descriptive statistics were used to portray demographic and clinical profiles. Correlation coefficients were used to assess the association between different scales, and t-test was applied to assess association of caregivers' burden with different categorical variables. Results:The mean age was 60 years for patients and 47 years for caregivers. Nearly 72.8% of patients were male, whereas 57% of caregivers were female. The mean caregiver burden scale score was 28.26. Caregivers' burden decreased with increase in stroke duration (P = 0.01), increase in education level (P = 0.054), and upper socioeconomic status (P = 0.02). Caregivers' burden increased with caring for male gender (P = 0.18), being a female caregiver (P = 0.31), longer caregiver hours (r = 0.51), and increased patient disability (P < 0.01). A strong correlation existed between caregivers' burden and depression (0.72); anxiety and depression (0.84); caregivers' burden and caregiver strain index (0.72). Conclusions:A structured and targeted caregiver intervention is urgently needed to relieve caregivers' burden and related psychological comorbidities in an Indian setup.

journal_name

Ann Indian Acad Neurol

authors

Mandowara B,Patel AN,Amin AA,Phatak A,Desai S

doi

10.4103/aian.AIAN_406_18

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2020-01-01 00:00:00

pages

38-43

issue

1

eissn

0972-2327

issn

1998-3549

pii

AIAN-23-38

journal_volume

23

pub_type

杂志文章
  • Effect of Distance between Marker Agreement Dependencies on Sentence Comprehension in Persons with Aphasia.

    abstract:Background:Rules and regularities are embedded in all the language structures. Extracting these helps in speech-language acquisition and processing. Sentence processing relies on transitional probability of the dependencies and its distance which are present within the sentence. Aim:To investigate the effect of distan...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/aian.AIAN_510_20

    authors: Darshan HS,Goswami SP

    更新日期:2020-09-01 00:00:00

  • Chronic relapsing inflammatory optic neuropathy.

    abstract::Chronic relapsing inflammatory optic neuropathy (CRION) is a recently described recurrent optic neuropathy which is steroid responsive. Several features distinguish this entity from optic neuritis associated with demyelinating disorders and connective tissue diseases. The severe degree of visual loss, persistence of p...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type:

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.61280

    authors: Saini M,Khurana D

    更新日期:2010-01-01 00:00:00

  • Transcranial motor evoked potential monitoring outcome in the high-risk brain and spine surgeries: Correlation of clinical and neurophysiological data - An Indian perspective.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:The objective of this study is to assess the safety, feasibility and clinical value of transcranial motor evoked potential (MEP) monitoring by electrical stimulation. SETTING:Clinical neurophysiology department of tertiary reach hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS:MEP monitoring was attempted in 44 "high risk" ...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.120490

    authors: Shah PA

    更新日期:2013-10-01 00:00:00

  • The impact of disability, fatigue and sleep quality on the quality of life in multiple sclerosis.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Only few papers have investigated the impact of multiple sclerosis (MS), especially MS-related fatigue and the impact of the quality of sleep on the quality of life (QoL) in MS patients. OBJECTIVE:The objective of this study was to measure the quality of life in MS patients and the impact of disability, fat...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.44559

    authors: Ghaem H,Borhani Haghighi A

    更新日期:2008-10-01 00:00:00

  • Epidemiological Survey of Neurological Diseases in a Tribal Population Cluster in Gujarat.

    abstract:Background:There are few community-based neuroepidemiological studies based in tribal communities. This cross-sectional community-based study explored the prevalence rates of neurological disorders in the tribal region of Kaparada in Gujarat. Methodology:A two-stage methodology was used. Door-to-door surveys were cond...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/aian.AIAN_284_18

    authors: Mansukhani KA,Barretto MA,Donde SA,Wandrekar J,Nigudkar A,Nair R

    更新日期:2018-10-01 00:00:00

  • Report: Stem cell applications in neurological practice, an expert group consensus appraisal.

    abstract:INTRODUCTION:Neurologists in their clinical practice are faced with inquiries about the suitability of stem cell approaches by patients with a variety of acute and chronic (namely neurodegenerative) disorders. The challenge is to provide these patients with accurate information about the scope of stem cell use as well ...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.186825

    authors: Devi MG,Sharma A,Mohanty S,Jain N,Verma K,Padma MV,Pal P,Chabbra HS,Khadilkar S,Prabhakar S,Singh G

    更新日期:2016-07-01 00:00:00

  • Supratentorial Listeria monocytogenes Brain Abscess in a Patient with Liver Cirrhosis.

    abstract::Meningitis and meningoencephalitis account for the majority of central nervous system infections by Listeria monocytogenes (Lm). Macroscopic listerial brain abscess is a rare infection. Early recognition of Listeria brain abscesses represents a major diagnostic challenge. Mortality from Listeria brain abscesses is hig...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type:

    doi:10.4103/aian.AIAN_233_18

    authors: Flores-Perez RO,Villarreal-Villarreal CD,Garza JAC,Galarza-Delgado DA

    更新日期:2020-01-01 00:00:00

  • Role of vascular endothelial growth factor and other growth factors in post-stroke recovery.

    abstract::Stroke is a major health problem world-wide and its burden has been rising in last few decades. Until now tissue plasminogen activator is only approved treatment for stroke. Angiogenesis plays a vital role for striatal neurogenesis after stroke. Administration of various growth factors in an early post ischemic phase,...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.128519

    authors: Talwar T,Srivastava MV

    更新日期:2014-01-01 00:00:00

  • Case series of probable sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease from Eastern India.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is a rapidly progressive, fatal, transmissible neurodegenerative disorder caused by prion protein. It is still considered rare in countries like India. This is probably due to nonavailability of autopsy studies in majority of the center. The recent European diagnostic criterion for ...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.120486

    authors: Biswas A,Khandelwal N,Pandit A,Roy A,Guin DS,Gangopadhyay G,Senapati A

    更新日期:2013-10-01 00:00:00

  • Rabies viral encephalitis with proable 25 year incubation period!

    abstract::We report a case of rabies viral encephalitis in a 48-year-old male with an unusually long incubation period, historically suspected to be more than 20 years. The case was referred for histological diagnosis following alleged medical negligence to the forensic department. The histology and immunocytochemical demonstra...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type:

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.99728

    authors: Shankar SK,Mahadevan A,Sapico SD,Ghodkirekar MS,Pinto RG,Madhusudana SN

    更新日期:2012-07-01 00:00:00

  • Therapeutic Efficacy of Plasma Exchange in Neuromyelitis Optica.

    abstract:Background:Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is an inflammatory demyelinating disease that selectively affects the optic nerves and spinal cord and generally follows a relapsing course. Therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) appears to be effective in patients with central nervous system inflammatory demyelinating disease who do n...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/aian.AIAN_330_17

    authors: Kumar R,Paul BS,Singh G,Kaur A

    更新日期:2018-04-01 00:00:00

  • Study to assess the effectiveness of modified constraint-induced movement therapy in stroke subjects: A randomized controlled trial.

    abstract:BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of modified constraint induced movement therapy (m-CIMT) in stroke subjects. MATERIALS AND METHODS:A total of forty sub-acute stroke subjects were randomly assigned to either a m-CIMT (n = 20) or in a control group (n = 20). The m-CIMT gr...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.112461

    authors: Singh P,Pradhan B

    更新日期:2013-04-01 00:00:00

  • Preventing medico-legal issues in clinical practice.

    abstract::The medical profession is considered to be one of the noblest professions in the world. The practice of medicine is capable of rendering noble service to humanity provided due care, sincerity, efficiency, and professional skill is observed by the doctors. However, today, the patient-doctor relationship has almost dimi...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.192886

    authors: Raveesh BN,Nayak RB,Kumbar SF

    更新日期:2016-10-01 00:00:00

  • Treatment-related Fluctuations in Guillain Barre Syndrome and the Conundrum of Additional Cycles of Plasmapheresis.

    abstract:Introduction:In Guillain Barre syndrome (GBS), worsening of weakness or disability after initial period of recovery or stabilization is described as treatment-related fluctuations (TRF). Aim:This study aims to describe the clinical characteristics and outcome of six patients with GBS and TRF. Patients and Methods:Six...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/aian.AIAN_242_17

    authors: Ramakrishnan S,Mustare V,Philip M,Thennarasu K,Periyavan S

    更新日期:2017-10-01 00:00:00

  • Vitamin-Responsive Movement Disorders in Children.

    abstract::Movement disorders in childhood comprise a heterogeneous group of conditions that lead to impairment of voluntary movement, abnormal postures, or inserted involuntary movements. Movement disorders in children are frequently caused by metabolic disorders, both inherited and acquired. Many of these respond to vitamin su...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/aian.AIAN_678_19

    authors: Sondhi V,Sharma S

    更新日期:2020-05-01 00:00:00

  • Rare ocular manifestation in a case of West Nile virus meningoencephalitis.

    abstract::West Nile Virus (WNV) is an arthropod-borne flavivirus, which causes flu-like illness and is sporadically associated with encephalitis. Transmission to humans occurs following a bite from an infected mosquito, which acquires the virus after feeding on dead birds. WNV meningoencephalitis is a rare infection with a neur...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type:

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.128564

    authors: Malhotra K,Ramanathan RS,Synowiec A,Rana S

    更新日期:2014-01-01 00:00:00

  • A clinical profile of patients with Parkinson's disease and psychosis.

    abstract:AIMS:The aim of the study was to study the clinical profile of the patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) and psychosis. SETTINGS AND DESIGN:This was a prospective, cross sectional, hospital-based study done at the Department of Neurology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India from Se...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.132625

    authors: Amar BR,Yadav R,Janardhan Reddy YC,Pal PK

    更新日期:2014-04-01 00:00:00

  • Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy in the Agarwals: Utility of founder mutations in CAPN3 gene.

    abstract:BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:Diagnostic evaluation of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2A (LGMD2A) involves specialized studies on muscle biopsy and mutation analysis. Mutation screening is the gold standard for diagnosis but is difficult as the gene is large and multiple mutations are known. This study evaluates the util...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.175435

    authors: Khadilkar SV,Chaudhari CR,Dastur RS,Gaitonde PS,Yadav JG

    更新日期:2016-01-01 00:00:00

  • Low plasma antioxidant status in patients with epilepsy and the role of antiepileptic drugs on oxidative stress.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Oxidative stress has been implicated in various disorders including epilepsy. We studied the antioxidant status in patients with epilepsy and aimed at determining whether there was any difference in the antioxidant levels between patients and controls, patients who are not on antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), and ...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.144008

    authors: Menon B,Ramalingam K,Kumar RV

    更新日期:2014-10-01 00:00:00

  • Prevalence and Predictors of Female Sexual Dysfunction in Migraine.

    abstract:Background:Migraine is a common cause of primary headache, with women being affected thrice as common as men. Very few studies are available on sexual dysfunction in female migraineurs. There are no published studies done on the same in India till now. This study was done to look for the prevalence and predictors of se...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/aian.AIAN_508_18

    authors: Pradeep R,Sundarmurthy H,Karan V,Kulkarni P

    更新日期:2019-07-01 00:00:00

  • Multiple cerebral infarctions with severe multi-organ dysfunction following multiple wasp stings.

    abstract::Wasp and bee sting are commonly encountered worldwide. Local reactions are more common, generally are self-limiting and settle within a few hours. Multiple stings can lead to various clinical manifestations like vomiting, diarrhea, dyspnea, generalized edema, hypotension, syncope, acute renal failure, and even death. ...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type:

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.128581

    authors: Wani M,Saleem S,Verma S,Yousuf I,Wani M,Asimi R,Daga RA,Shah I,Aejaz

    更新日期:2014-01-01 00:00:00

  • National Exit Test: How Will One Size Fit All?

    abstract::Medical education in India is expected to undergo a significant reform after the introduction of the National Medical Commission Act. Single, nationwide National Exit Test (NEXT) is an essential provision under this act, which will be implemented during the next three years. It aims to bring about uniformity in the mi...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 社论

    doi:10.4103/aian.AIAN_478_19

    authors: Ranjan P,Ranjan R,Kumar M

    更新日期:2020-03-01 00:00:00

  • The Challenge of Managing Parkinson's Disease Patients during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

    abstract::The 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV) pandemic is rapidly developing across the globe and new information is emerging expeditiously and constantly, particularly in relation to neurological illnesses. Both central and peripheral nervous system involvement has been reported including headache, dizziness, hyposmia/anosmia, t...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/aian.AIAN_295_20

    authors: Garg D,Dhamija RK

    更新日期:2020-04-01 00:00:00

  • Lhermitte's Sign: The Current Status.

    abstract::Lhermitte's sign was described by Marie and Chatelin and named after Jean Lhermitte. This sign is mostly described as an electric shock like condition by some patients of multiple sclerosis. This sensation occurs when the neck is moved in a wrong way or rather flexed. It can also travel down to the spine, arms, and le...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.150622

    authors: Khare S,Seth D

    更新日期:2015-04-01 00:00:00

  • Primary Sjögren's syndrome manifesting as multiple cranial neuropathies: MRI findings.

    abstract::We report a case of primary Sjögren's syndrome presenting with multiple cranial nerve palsies and radiological evidence of cranial pachymeningitis and hypophysitis. A 47-year-old woman developed right sensory neural hearing loss followed, 2 months later, by right facial palsy. Cranial magnetic resonance imaging showed...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type:

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.53083

    authors: Ashraf VV,Bhasi R,Kumar RP,Girija AS

    更新日期:2009-04-01 00:00:00

  • Prevalence and association of lifestyle factors with extracranial carotid atherosclerosis in non-cardioembolic anterior circulation strokes in adult males less than 50 years: One year cross-sectional study.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Data is scarce on prevalence of extracranial carotid atherosclerosis (ECA) in strokes <50 years and its association with lifestyle factors. OBJECTIVE:Study role of (a) ECA in non-cardio-embolic anterior circulation young strokes, and (b) smoking and alcohol in ECA. MATERIALS AND METHODS:Cardiovascular risk...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.120448

    authors: Hassan KM,Verma A,Prakash S,Chandran V,Kumar S,Banerji A

    更新日期:2013-10-01 00:00:00

  • Tardive Meige's syndrome associated with olanzapine.

    abstract::Meige's syndrome is characterized by blepharospasm and oromandibular dystonia. It has been reported as a complication of typical antipsychotics. To the best of our knowledge, case of olanzapine-induced tardive Meige's syndrome has not been reported in the literature. We we are reporting report a case of Meige's syndro...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type:

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.82808

    authors: Aggarwal A,Jain M,Khandelwal A,Jiloha RC

    更新日期:2011-04-01 00:00:00

  • Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy: A report on clinical, biochemical, and genetic study in Gujarat population, India.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:In India, various groups have studied different regions to find out deletion pattern of dystrophin gene. We have investigated its deletion pattern among Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy (D/BMD) patients across Gujarat. Moreover, in this study we also correlate the same with reading frame rule. However, we t...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.138508

    authors: Rao MV,Sindhav GM,Mehta JJ

    更新日期:2014-07-01 00:00:00

  • Perceived caregiver stress in Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment: A case control study.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:Cross sectional studies have reported a tremendous amount of stress in caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). The present study aimed at evaluating the perceived stress in caregivers of patients with AD and MCI compared to controls. MATERIALS AND METHODS:Ca...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.167695

    authors: Anand KS,Dhikav V,Sachdeva A,Mishra P

    更新日期:2016-01-01 00:00:00

  • Glutaric aciduria type I: A treatable neurometabolic disorder.

    abstract:BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:Glutaric aciduria Type-I (GA-I) has characteristic clinical and neuroimaging features, which clinches the diagnosis in a majority of patients. However, there have been few case reports on GA-I from India. This study was undertaken to study the clinical presentations, metabolic profile, neuroim...

    journal_title:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.4103/0972-2327.93273

    authors: Kamate M,Patil V,Chetal V,Darak P,Hattiholi V

    更新日期:2012-01-01 00:00:00