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Health literacy refers to personal and relational factors affecting a person's ability to acquire, understand and use information about health and health services. In a need assessment study it was found that, the health services need to focus on health literacy factors in the follow up of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Thus, this project evaluate the effect a of a health literacy partnership health promotion intervention (hospital, municipalities, university) after discharge from hospital with the use of motivational interviewing and tailored follow-ups on re-admission, health literacy, self-management quality of life and cost in people with COPD compared with usual care.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Health literacy intervention group
Not yet recruiting
Lovisenberg Diakonale Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-07-14T09:38:21-0400
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