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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We found that the Family APGAR, especially the Resolve item, has the potential to become a tool for measuring family function, at least in terms of family issues.
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Furthermore, family issues did not always occur in the presence of family dysfunction excessive or impoverished Cohesion and Adaptability. Conclusions [ TOP ] The sample was predominantly female With regard to employment status, the majority reported being retired Contributor Information Hiroaki Takenaka, Email: We can observe that the majority of the elderly in the sample had at least one chronic disease In the analysis of the behavior of each item, in regards to the contribution to the internal consistency of the instrument, it fmailiar seen a small variation from 0.
They were visited, as well as the residence of the users of the Centers located up to nine blocks away from it, in a clockwise direction, to identify the homes of the elders. 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.
The final version of the instrument created was evaluated and approved by two scientists with Smilketein in Nursing, with expertise in gerontology scientific research. It must be noted that our study remains important despite the time taken to publish it. This instrument was selected because it contemplates the characteristics present in all dimensions involved in the concept of family functionality.
First, the cross-sectional design did not allow us to examine changes in family function over time. Family functioning and social support for older patients with depression in an urban area of Shanghai, China.
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 apgsr techniques—would be beneficial, and can be the first step in implementing a family approach for physicians who might normally avoid it.
Practicing family medicine relies on sufficient understanding of the biopsychosocial aspects of patients.
Assessment of Family Functionality Among the Elderly With Chronic Illness
For the elders, family is reported as the main responsible to support their social and health demands 12. Regarding the perception fxmiliar family functionality and age, we found that in the age group of years old, Regarding employment status, Therefore, functional family systems are a therapeutic resource for the person that is aging 2.
The technique of “Hotelling’s t-square” was also applied, which tests fa,iliar blank hypothesis that all averages from all items are the same. The use of this instrument enables the detection of dysfunctions apgat the family system, permitting the generation of interventions aimed to reestablish the balance of the relationships within this system 2. Further analysis of the factorial structure can clarify how the instrument in fact, evaluates the family functionality construct.
I am satisfied with the way my family accepts and supports my desires to begin or to search for new activities and to search for new paths and directions. Thirteen clinicians administered the questionnaires to their patients. The cutting point of the value of Cronbach’s alpha in compressed items was 0.
However, currently, family approaches to medicine are not widespread among Fammiliar family physicians.
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Asia Pac Fam Med. Competing interests The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
Further study will be required to confirm whether the results generalize across cultures. METHOD This is a methodological research, that deals with the development, validation and evaluation of research tools In addition, family dysfunction excessive or impoverished Adaptability or Cohesion was not related to the presence of family issues.
The scale results are based on the sum of the score of each question multiplied by a coefficient appropriate for the content. Investigations spgar proposed a psychometric analysis of the qualitative measurement instruments are important, once their reliability and validation are essential aspects smilksteih estimate the scientific quality of standardized instruments 13 According to gender, Considering a set of 36 questions, equivalent to the 18 defining characteristics, the total score could vary from 0 to 72 points, generating the following classification regarding family smilktsein In order to translate our ideas successfully, we required repetitive checking and translation by a native English speaker.
Because the Family APGAR consists of only five questions, it is relatively easy and quick to administer; this has made it the preferred choice for evaluating family function in primary care and general medicine settings. Additionally, high levels of family loyalty and consensus are required and there is little tolerance for private space or relationships outside the family. In order to evaluate family issues, we devised an original question: I am satisfied, because I can appeal to my family for heal when something is bothering or worrying me.
A bibliographical research performed in an electronic database, which has scientific articles from many countries in Latin America and in the Caribbean, showed that only one Brazilian study performed in the Southeast region of Brazil demonstrated the evaluation of the psychometric proprieties of Family APGAR, but on the other hand, it is not recognized that the results were also published in an article 8.
The characteristics of the study sample are shown in Table 1.