Family caregiver burden the patient with diabetic foot in the navy specialty hospital of veracruz

Family caregiver burden the patient with diabetic foot in the navy specialty hospital of veracruz

Author: 
Dr. Julia Isabel Díaz Lendeche, Dr. Julio César Ramírez Nava and Dr. Félix Gilberto Islas Ruz
Abstract: 

OBJETIVE: Determinate the family burden in the caregiver of the patient with diabetic foot in the Naval Specialty Hospital of Veracruz. METHODS: The caregiver of a patient with a diabetic foot was observed attending to the wound clinic, monthly period of June to October 2016. The Self-Applied Family Load Scale-Questionnaire was applied to him, through three sections, the objective load, the level of attribution and the subjective load with a reliability of 0.85 No-random sampling and probabilistic sample. It was analyze with absolute and relatives frequencies, by confidence intervals and tendency measures, and probabilistic pack SPSS v22.0. RESULTS: 70 interviews were made, observing an average of 160 days of evolution since the beginning of the injury, female relatives caregiver of the patient response were 69%, children of the patient 60%; according to Wagner classification a deep ulcer was found in 46%. Caregiver average age of 48 ± 14 years old, 54% housewife, 50% with elementary or lower schooling. Attribution level showed 1.10 (IC 95% 0.98-1.23) correspond it to possible relation, objective load 0.69 (IC 95% 0.59-0.79) range 0-2. CONCLUSION: In family burned was observed a possible relation in the attribution level of the caregiver of patient with diabetic foot.

Paper No: 
1212