Self-management improves outcomes in persons with limb loss.

@article{Wegener2009SelfmanagementIO,
  title={Self-management improves outcomes in persons with limb loss.},
  author={Stephen T. Wegener and Ellen J. Mackenzie and Patti L. Ephraim and Dawn Marie Ehde and Rhonda M Williams},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2009},
  volume={90 3},
  pages={373-80}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the acceptance and effectiveness of a community-based self-management (SM) intervention designed to improve outcomes after limb loss. A priori hypothesis was that an SM intervention will be more effective than standard support group activities in improving outcomes. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. SETTING General community. PARTICIPANTS Intervention (N=287) and control participants (N=235) with major limb loss. INTERVENTION(S) Nine, 90-minute SM group sessions… CONTINUE READING

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