Navigation Links
Columbia Nursing develops online tool to reduce stress in Hispanic caregivers of dementia patients
Date:6/11/2013

[NEW YORK, June 11, 2013] Dementia often claims two victims: The patient and the caregiver. That's because caring for people with dementia requires close supervision and constant care, which can place a caregiver's psychological, physical and financial health at risk.

Dementia prevalence is more than twice as high nationally in Hispanics than in non-Hispanic whites. Most research to identify the stress factors of dementia caregivers has predominately focused on the general population, not on the Hispanic community where caregiver burden for dementia patients is significantly higher.

Now, a team of researchers, led by Robert J. Lucero, Ph.D., MPH, RN, Assistant Professor at the Columbia University School of Nursing, will develop and test a web-based intervention to facilitate the health and health care management for patients with dementia and their caregivers. The goal of the Family-Health Information Management System (Family-HIMS) is help improve the caregiver's ability to manage the complex web of health and health care information associated with the health care needs of a patient with dementia.

The Family-HIMS is intended to enhance the users' ability to access, visualize, organize, and coordinate health information and health care needs of dementia patients and their caregivers. Lucero and his team will build on previous experience of successfully designing and developing consumer-based health information technology. English- and Spanish-speaking family caregivers will engage in the design, development, and testing of the Family-HIMS to help researchers incorporate differences among the information seeking and management behaviors of Hispanic caregivers.

"The aim of this health information management system is to develop a web-based tool that conforms to the needs of the Hispanic caregiving community and to evaluate its impact on helping caregivers manage their health and the health of the person they are caring
'/>"/>

Contact: Rachel Zuckerman
rz2274@columbia.edu
212-305-4092
Columbia University Medical Center
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Luke Bryan Tickets: Luke Bryan Tickets Released for Concerts at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls OH and at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia MD on Fri. June 7
2. Columbia nursing study finds women less at risk than men for health-care-associated infections
3. Special Olympics Missouri Athletes Ready to Show Off Skills in Columbia
4. Columbia licenses novel 3-D organ and tumor segmentation software to Varian Medical Systems
5. Communities of Distinctions Presents Air Dates for Columbia, South Carolina
6. EcoVim Food Waste Reduction & Conversion System to Debut at Columbia Business School Symposium
7. Columbia experts at American Assoc. for Cancer Research 2013 Annual Meeting
8. Local Columbia Wellness Clinic, About Your Health, Announces GAPS Diet Practitioner
9. Snowstorms Blanketing the US Causing Major Outbreaks of Dry Skin, Columbia Healing Cream Reveals the Solution
10. Quality Associates to Digitize Confidential Case Files for the District of Columbia Courts
11. Pharmaceutical companies: An $84 million marketing effort in the District of Columbia
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/25/2014)... Dylan Queen, a famous online company supplying women’s special ... prom dresses, most of which are priced under $200. ... the promotion is valid until Jan. 22, 2015; the ... market. , The prom dresses in this new collection ... strapless, empire strapless chiffon, one shoulder, floor-length, V-neck beading, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... December 25, 2014 BambooFlooringChina.com sells many ... quality bamboo flooring. Today, the company announces big ... many styles and colors. , BambooFlooringChina.com is the world’s ... the promotion is valid until Jan. 20, 2015. , ... and woven with a natural thread. All the bamboo ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, LunaDress.co.uk has updated its blog to provide professional shopping tips ... the models at LunaDress.co.uk come with big discounts, up to 80 ... can turn out to be a most exciting memory and can ... bring surprise to a wedding. On the updated fashion blog, ladies ... for a big day . , Going out with friends to ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Overeating is common during the holidays, ... moderation, an expert says. "Don,t arrive at a party ... you know you,ll be attending a party, but deprivation leads ... dietitian at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco, N.Y., said ... healthy during the day and even to have a snack ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... tries its best to translate the experience of dress ... introduced its new collection of 2015 prom dresses, and ... prom outfits are guaranteed to contain the perfect designs ... designed for 2015. Anyone who wants to buy ... before Jan. 26, 2015, the deadline of the promotion. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dylan Queen: Cheap Prom Dresses for the UK Market 2Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2Health News:LunaDress Provides Professional Tips On Shopping Wedding And Prom Dresses 2Health News:Angelweddingdress 2015 Prom Dresses Online Now 2
... Pharmaceuticals,Corp. (NASDAQ: NCST ; TSX: NCS) announced today ... Finance & Administration and Chief Financial,Officer in order to ... to any of NUCRYST,s businesses, effective April 15, 2008. ... "On behalf of the Board, I want to ...
... Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: CYT ... ... the,global leader in cryotherapy products to treat cardiac arrhythmias, today,announced that ... (AFib) was presented at the 74th Annual Meeting,of the German Cardiac ...
... Medical Records Institute (MRI),announces a new TEPR Award ... announced at the TEPR 2008 opening session,on Monday, ... new TEPR Award is the first major effort ... meet a range of EMR medicolegal,requirements, including identity ...
... Effects of maltreatment can damage a child for a lifetime, ... estimated 91,000 babies in the United States were victims of ... 29,181 infants who suffered abuse or neglect during their first ... report -- the first national examination of the risk for ...
... 2008 Integrated,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INTP) ... more than six hundred retail outlets,including thirty schools ... has agreed to carry the new mineral enhanced ... carry this new and unique beverage. It,addresses a ...
... childhood cancer survivors living in the United States, researchers ... treatment that can occur years after therapy, called late ... Georgetown University Hospital, a team of oncologists, nurses, social ... survivorship manual, tailored for each child treated for cancer. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:NUCRYST Announces Senior Management Change 2Health News:NUCRYST Announces Senior Management Change 3Health News:CryoCath Reports Data Presented at the 74th Annual Meeting of the German Cardiac Society 2Health News:CryoCath Reports Data Presented at the 74th Annual Meeting of the German Cardiac Society 3Health News:Medical Records Institute Announces New TEPR Award for EMRs Best Meeting Medicolegal Requirements 2Health News:More Than 90,000 U.S. Infants Are Victims of Abuse or Neglect 2Health News:More Than 90,000 U.S. Infants Are Victims of Abuse or Neglect 3Health News:Snack Brothers Distributors to Sell New HEALTHYCAL+ Bottled Water 2Health News:Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center publishes manual for childhood cancer survivors 2Health News:Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center publishes manual for childhood cancer survivors 3
(Date:12/22/2014)... and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h3xm6q/us ) has announced ... Market" report to their offering. ... focuses on the developments in the self-monitoring blood glucose ... Reimbursement analysis and the effects of competitive bidding have ... SMBG meters have been performed, based on the various ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014 Research and Markets ... addition of the "Investment Analysis of the ... their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... the US medical device sector identifies the key ... venture capital investments, and mergers and acquisitions. ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX ... and management of epilepsy, today announced it will participate in ... Wednesday, January 14, 2015, in San Francisco ... Chief Executive Officer, will speak at 11:00 AM Pacific Time.  ... by clicking on the Investor Relations link on the Cyberonics ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:US Self-monitoring Blood Glucose Market 2Investment Analysis of the US Medical Device Sector 2
... China, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical ... Medical") a leading manufacturer of medical dressings, medical ... PurCotton® products in China, today reported that its ... the 13th China International Mother-Infant-Child Products Fair ("MICF") ...
... 3, 2011 Cell Therapeutics, Inc. ("CTI") (NASDAQ and MTA: ... "OND") of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (the "FDA") ... its appeal, the reviews of the New Drug Application (the ... of the March 22, 2010 Oncology Drugs Advisory Committee meeting ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Winner Medical Exhibited its PurCotton Retail Products at MICF 2011 in Beijing 2Winner Medical Exhibited its PurCotton Retail Products at MICF 2011 in Beijing 3Cell Therapeutics to Re-submit Pixantrone NDA in Consideration for Accelerated Approval in Accordance with Guidance from FDA's Office of New Drugs 2Cell Therapeutics to Re-submit Pixantrone NDA in Consideration for Accelerated Approval in Accordance with Guidance from FDA's Office of New Drugs 3Cell Therapeutics to Re-submit Pixantrone NDA in Consideration for Accelerated Approval in Accordance with Guidance from FDA's Office of New Drugs 4Cell Therapeutics to Re-submit Pixantrone NDA in Consideration for Accelerated Approval in Accordance with Guidance from FDA's Office of New Drugs 5
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: