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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Sterling MR, Shaw AL. Nothing Informal About Family Caregiving—Reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2020;180(3):470–471. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.6729
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