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Well Being and Rehabilitation in Chronically Ill Patients

2014-08-27 03:18:53 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study addresses self management and maintenance of health through evaluation of a program of patient education in combination with physical training and with a structured follow-up.

It is hypothesized that such a program will:

1. improve quality of life, physical functioning, coping in everyday-life

2. reduce hospitalization and (re-)admissions for patients with chronic disease, reduce consumption of home care services and can increase consumption of GP's and physiotherapists services in primary health care.

3. improve patient satisfaction and health care providers satisfaction

Description

Patients with chronically, long-lasting illness, have complex needs for treatment and care, which none of the service providers can fulfil on their own. Both patients and their relatives are in danger of experiencing severe lack of quality. Integrated care path programs are increasingly put into use. There is insufficient research-based documentation of the effect of such care care paths.

The available documentation of different integrated care paths emphasizes early mobilization and discharge, rehabilitation in familiar surroundings, more effective communication and exchange of competence between the different service providers and educational self - management for patients as main elements in order to expect effect.

It is not found any studies that evaluate the effect of quality of life, functional skills and personal coping if group-based educational self management is combined with physical exercise and patients with different chronically illnesses participate in the same group.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Conditions

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Intervention

Self management education programme

Location

Fræna Municipality
Elnesvågen
Møre og Romsdal County
Norway
6440

Status

Recruiting

Source

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:53-0400

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