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Caring for someone with advanced health care needs, dementia, or a difficult diagnosis can take a mental, physical and financial toll on the caregiver. It is important for providers to recognize, address and assist caregivers in as many ways as possible. Providing physicians with a readily available patient-education template in Epic may improve outreach and communication with increasingly isolated patients and caregivers and improve care for all without burdening physicians more.
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Caregiver Burnout, depression, pain, ageing, resources
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Lynch, Elizabeth Anne, "Caregiver Burnout" (2019). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 532.