Asking 'What about' questions in chronic illness self-management meetings.

  title={Asking 'What about' questions in chronic illness self-management meetings.},
  author={Alessandra Fasulo and J{\"o}rg Zinken and Katarzyna Zinken},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  volume={99 6},
OBJECTIVES This study investigates 'What about' questions asked by patients in the course of diabetes self-management groups led by nurses, and explores their functions in these empowerment-informed settings. METHODS Conversation Analysis of 24 video-recorded sessions of a Start Insulin Group Programme for patients with type 2 diabetes, in a diabetes centre in the South of England. The groups included 2-7 patients and were led by 5 nurses, all of whom had received training in the empowerment… CONTINUE READING
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