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In-hospital informal caregivers' needs as perceived by themselves and by the nursing staff in Northern Greece: A descriptive study

Maria Lavdaniti1, Vasilios Raftopoulos2*, Markos Sgantzos3, Maria Psychogiou4, Tsaloglidou Areti5, Charikleia Georgiadou6, Ismini Serpanou7 and Despina Sapountzi-Krepia8

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Nursing, Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece

2 Nursing Department, Cyprus University of Technology, Mediterranean Research Centre for Public Health and Quality of Care, 215 Paleos dromos Lefkosias-Lemesou, Strovolos, 2029, Nicosia, Cyprus

3 Department of Anatomy, Medical School, University of Thessaly, BIOPOLIS, 41110 Larissa, Greece

4 Department of Nursing Science, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1456, TK 541 01, Thessaloniki, Greece, Finland

5 A.H.E.P.A Hospital, PO Box 1456, TK 541 01, Thessaloniki, Greece

6 G. Papanicolaou Hospital, Exohi Thesalonikis 57010, Thessalonica, Greece

7 Private Practice, 10 Kefalinias street, 16342, Ilioupolis, Athens, Greece

8 Nursing Department, Frederick University, 7, Y. Frederickou Str. Pallouriotisa, Nicosia, Cyprus

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BMC Nursing 2011, 10:19  doi:10.1186/1472-6955-10-19

Published: 7 October 2011

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The In-Hospital Informal Care Questionnaire Acute Care Questionnaire (IHICQAC) for caregivers and nurses. The additional file contains the English version of the In-Hospital Informal Care Questionnaire Acute Care Questionnaire (IHICQAC) for caregivers and nurses

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