The CDS has 46 items assessing burden and mastery specific to caregiving tasks including assistance with meals, intimate care, treatments, and supervision of the patient. For each item, caregivers rated both how stressful the task was, and their confidence in their ability to manage their stress related to this task on a scale of 0 to 5.
Year: 1987 Authors: Stetz et al. Disease: Heart Failure Outcome: Self-efficacy
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Measure: Self-efficacy
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Number of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 1
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Scale: Higher scores are better Reference: Stetz, K. M. (1987). Caregiving demands during advanced cancer: the spouse's needs. Cancer Nursing, 10(5), 260-268.
Target population: General population Focus Generic Notes Caregivers Translations available: Unclear Original version validated: Unclear Original language: English Form of delivery: Self-reported Licence needed: Unclear 10.1097/00002820-198710000-00004