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Patient education programs - can they improve outcomes in COPD?
(Dove Medical Press, 2008)
It is important to assess the effectiveness of patient education programs for people with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) to ensure that limited health resources are being spent effectively. We aimed to assess ...
Obstructive sleep apnea and depression
There are high rates of depression in people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in both community and clinical populations. A large community study reported a rate of 17% and reports for sleep clinic samples range between ...
Treatments for somnambulism in adults: assessing the evidence
Somnambulism, or sleepwalking, is a parasomnia of non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep where movement behaviours usually confined to wakefulness are displayed during sleep. Generally, if sleepwalking is causing distress or ...
Self-management in chronic psychiatric and medical conditions and co-morbidities: what are the barriers?
(Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, 2010)
Supporting self-management is now a vital element of care in chronic psychiatric and medical conditions. The Flinders Program of Chronic Condition Management, developed in the Department of Psychiatry at Flinders University, ...
A randomised trial of the Flinders Program to improve patient self-management competencies in a range of chronic conditions: study rationale and protocol
(Australasian Medical Journal, 2010)
Supporting self management is seen as an important health service strategy in dealing with the large and increasing health burden of chronic conditions. Several types of self-management programs are available. Evidence to ...