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Measurement of patient outcome in arthritis.
A structure for representation of patient outcome is presented, together with a method for outcome measurement and validation of the technique in rheumatoid arthritis. The paradigm represents outcome… Expand
Self-management education: History, definition, outcomes, and mechanisms
Self-management has become a popular term for behavioral interventions as well as for healthful behaviors. This is especially true for the management of chronic conditions. This article offers a… Expand
Evidence suggesting that a chronic disease self-management program can improve health status while reducing hospitalization: a randomized trial.
OBJECTIVES This study evaluated the effectiveness (changes in health behaviors, health status, and health service utilization) of a self-management program for chronic disease designed for use with a… Expand
Development and evaluation of a scale to measure perceived self-efficacy in people with arthritis.
There is evidence that the psychological attribute of perceived self-efficacy plays a role in mediating health outcomes for persons with chronic arthritis who take the Arthritis Self-Management… Expand
Chronic Disease Self-Management Program: 2-Year Health Status and Health Care Utilization Outcomes
Objectives.To assess the 1- and 2-year health status, health care utilization and self-efficacy outcomes for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP). The major hypothesis is that during… Expand
Mixed connective tissue disease--an apparently distinct rheumatic disease syndrome associated with a specific antibody to an extractable nuclear antigen (ENA).
- G. Sharp, W. Irvin, E. Tan, R. Gould, H. Holman
- The American journal of medicine
- 1 February 1972
Abstract We describe the clinical and serologic findings in twenty-five patients with an apparently distinct rheumatic disease syndrome which we have termed mixed connective tissue disease. All these… Expand
Patient Self-Management: A Key to Effectiveness and Efficiency in Care of Chronic Disease
Halsted Holman, MDa The present health care system is neither effective nor efficient. The dominant Kate Lorig RN DrPH3 reason for this is a contradiction between the principle problem confronting… Expand
Evidence suggesting that health education for self-management in patients with chronic arthritis has sustained health benefits while reducing health care costs.
OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of the Arthritis Self-Management Program 4 years after participation in it. METHODS Valid self-administered instruments were used to measure health status,… Expand
Patients as partners in managing chronic disease
General practice p 550 Education and debate p 569 When acute disease was the primary cause of illness patients were generally inexperienced and passive recipients of medical care. Now that chronic… Expand
Arthritis Self-Management Studies: A Twelve-Year Review
The Arthritis Self-Management Program (ASMP) is a program that has been developed and studied over 12 years. This paper is a summary of the results of these studies. Several conclusions have been… Expand