Of the total of 36 defining characteristics, proposed by NANDA-I for the diagnosis "Caregiver role strain," the sample of Brazilian and Colombian experts identified 22 characteristics as main (weighted average >0.80), 13 as secondary (weighted average <0.80 and > 0.50) and as irrelevant (weighted average < 0.50) (Tables 1 and 2).
This is the first bi-national study of content validation of diagnostic 'Caregiver role strain'.
The clinical validation study of "Caregiver role strain" was carried out by the evaluation of 225 family caregivers in the home environment in the Czech Republic.
Together, these data suggest that stress is an indicator of great relevance for the identification of Caregiver role strain" in the experts view.
Moreover, in the consulted literature, there was no relationship of "exanthema" with the diagnosis "Caregiver role strain".