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Giving Care to the Caregiver According to the Theory of Uncertainty of Merle in Hemorrhagic Stroke: A Case Report


Department of Elderly Care, İzmir Ekonomi University, Vocational School of Health Services, İzmir, Turkey


Department of Medical Nursing, Ege University Faculty of Nursing, İzmir, Turkey

Journal of Education and Research in Nursing 2022; 19: 377-382
DOI: 10.5152/jern.2022.88528
Keywords : Nurse, stroke, uncertainty
Read: 19 Downloads: 9 Published: 01 September 2022

Stroke, which is accepted as an important health problem, especially in developed countries, ranks third after coronary artery diseases when the causes of death in the world are examined. Long-term care requirements are increasing due to physical and emotional losses caused by stroke. Considering the severe disability and limitations present at the time of stroke in performing activities of daily living, it has been stated that caregivers experience a high level of physical, psychological, and social burden and uncertainty. In this article, it is aimed to provide care to a patient with a diagnosis of hemorrhagic stroke within the framework of uncertainty theory, and the necessary permissions and informed consent form were obtained by the researcher before the data collection phase.

Cite this article as: Döner NH, Karadakovan  A. Giving care to the caregiver according to the theory of uncertainty of merle in hemorrhagic stroke: A case report. J Educ Res Nurs. 2022;19(3):377-382.

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