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Comment & Response
March 2020

Nothing Informal About Family Caregiving—Reply

Author Affiliations
  • 1Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York
  • 2Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York
JAMA Intern Med. 2020;180(3):470-471. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.6729

In Reply We thank Stall et al for their thoughtful letter regarding our article, “Sharing the Care—A Patient and Her Caregivers.”1 We echo their assertion that family caregivers make important contributions to patient care, including assistance with personal and medical tasks. Indeed, the purpose of our article was to highlight that several different types of caregivers support patients at home and that clinicians may overlook caregivers’ perspectives and roles.

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