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    Using Action Research and Peer Perspectives to Develop Technology That Facilitates Behavioral Change and Self-Management in COPD


    McCabe, Catherine and Dinsmore, John and Brady, Anne Marie and Mckee, Gabrielle and O'Donnell, Sharon and Prendergast, David (2014) Using Action Research and Peer Perspectives to Develop Technology That Facilitates Behavioral Change and Self-Management in COPD. International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications, 15. ISSN 1687-6415

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    Abstract

    Background. Behavioural change and self-management in patients with chronic illness may help to control symptoms, avoid rehospitalization, enhance quality of life, and decrease mortality and morbidity. Objective. Guided by action research principles and using mixed methods, the aim of this project was to develop peer based educational, motivational, and health-promoting peer based videos, using behavioural change principles, to support self-management in patients with COPD. Methods. Individuals (

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Action Research; Peer Perspectives; Behavioral Change; Self-Management; COPD; elder adults;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Anthropology
    Item ID: 11165
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1155/2014/380919
    Depositing User: David Prendergast
    Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2019 10:34
    Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications
    Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
    Refereed: Yes
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