Active involvement and long-term goals influence long-term adherence to behavioural graded activity in patients with osteoarthritis: a qualitative study.

@article{Veenhof2006ActiveIA,
  title={Active involvement and long-term goals influence long-term adherence to behavioural graded activity in patients with osteoarthritis: a qualitative study.},
  author={Cindy Veenhof and Timon J van Hasselt and Albere J A Koke and J. C. E. Dekker and Johannes W J Bijlsma Bijlsma and Cornelia H M van den Ende},
  journal={The Australian journal of physiotherapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={273-8}
}
QUESTION Why do some patients who have received a behavioural graded activity program successfully integrate the activities into their daily lives and others do not? DESIGN Qualitative study. PARTICIPANTS 12 patients were selected according to the model of deliberate sampling for heterogeneity, based on their success with the intervention as assessed on the Patient Global Assessment. INTERVENTION Behavioural graded activity. OUTCOME MEASURES Data from 12 interviews were coded and… CONTINUE READING