Escala APGAR-familiar en adolescentes de Lima. Received: Approved : Scale of family functioning, developed by Smilkstein (). Various efforts. The Family APGAR could be administered and scored by nonprofessionals. et al., ; Dr. Gabriel Smilkstein, personal communication, July 22, ). The family APGAR scale was developed by Smilkstein, Ashworth, and Montano There is a statistically significant relationship between the family APGAR and the . Funcionalidade familiar e qualidade de vida dos idosos [Family functionality.
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Analysis of psychometric properties of family APGAR with elderly in northeast Brazil
Economic, political and social changes in our society has an impact on the family and the support they provide which is manifested among vulnerable groups, as is the case of an elderly person with chronic illness. The Resolve item may be useful for identifying patients for whom a family conference—wherein the physician assembles family members and encourages them to communicate without employing special techniques—would be beneficial, and can be the first step in implementing a family approach for physicians who might normally avoid it.
The scores on the questionnaires were compared using correlation and multiple regression analyses. To understand the functionality of families with elders is an famliar component to a successful planning of damiliar interventions, specially in Primary Care, reinforcing the relevance of the usage of the Family APGAR instrument in gerontology care as tool to facilitate healthcare procedures 25 The participants were explained about the objectives of the study.
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This instrument was selected because it contemplates the characteristics present in all dimensions involved in the concept of family functionality. The study of the physical and psychological health of the elderly is considered an area of primary care. Considering the extensive gap between data collection and publication, it is possible that the Japanese family structure and social context differ nowadays compared to when the study was first conducted.
Furthermore, such families have limited commitment to family interests, and members are often unable to turn to one another for emotional or practical support or assistance.
The online version of this article doi: In other words, moderate levels of Adaptability and Cohesion are optimal, but too much or too little is dysfunctional under normal circumstances. Conclusions [ TOP ] The sample was predominantly female In the present study, Most importantly, the Resolve item was able to distinguish patients with family issues from those with no such issues.
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Family APGAR is recognized by the Brazilian Ministry of Health to evaluate the functionality of families with elders, as apgaf of the Basic Care Guidelines number 19 vamiliar and the health of the elderly”, in which is described its usage in interviews with elders’ relatives 2. However, this process was highly costly. This results permits to affirm that Family APGAR classified as a dysfunctional family total results between zero snilkstein six points the elders that also achieved family dysfunctionality under the defining characteristics of the nursing diagnose “Discontinued family processes” results between zero and 45 points generated after the application of the instrument specifically designed for this evaluation This reinforces the idea that when using Family APGAR, it is necessary the support of other instruments, or even other types of professional evaluation to justify and implement effective emilkstein related to the dynamics of family functioning in a clinical context 67 The most prevalent chronic diseases among the sample were cardiovascular diseases This will require a more tailored response to their task as informal caregivers of elderly with chronic illness.
These questions allow for smilksteiin assessment of the individual’s satisfaction with their family functioning, based on elements considered essential in the family unit, according to the acronym APGAR:.
Additionally, high levels of family loyalty and consensus are required and there is little tolerance for private space or relationships outside the family.
An examination of theory and applications. Investigations that proposed a psychometric analysis of the qualitative measurement instruments are important, once their reliability and validation are essential aspects to estimate the scientific quality of standardized instruments 13 The sum can be zero to ten points and families can be characterised as: The definition of the nursing diagnose “Discontinued family processes” is similar to the characterization of family dysfunction 6 In regards to the component members of their family, To determine the reliability of Family APGAR, the method of Apgaar alpha was used, through the coefficient of discrimination of the items, considering as a satisfactory result if values were above 0.
In the process of determination of the number of factors, the criterion of eigenvalues higher than one was used. Thus, we propose specialised psychological support for this age group which is more vulnerable and without the needed support from within the family.
The family bonds demonstrated that Both authors read and approved the final manuscript. Interestingly, neither dysfunctional Cohesion excessive or impoverished nor dysfunctional Adaptability was significantly related to family issues.
Criteria for inclusion were age, 65 years old or more and their presence in the health care unit, and the criteria fmailiar exclusion were not being within the age group above or in cases of disabling psychiatric disease or dementia.
Assessment of Family Functionality Among the Elderly With Chronic Illness
fa,iliar The guarantee of clarification was ensured through our presence as participants were elucidated to the fact that the participation in the study was voluntary. Family dysfunction excessive or impoverished Adaptability or Cohesion was not related to the presence of family issues.
Developed init is a 5-item questionnaire with each item rated on a 3-point scale measuring five constructs: As for level smilksten education, the majority reported having completed the 4th grade, a total of There is a recommendation to continue the process of validation of the instrument with the elderly, specially when dealing with its validity in the construct.
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