Self-management behaviors to reduce exacerbation impact in COPD patients

Authors Yvonne Korpershoek , Joyce C. Bruins Slot , Tanja W. Effing , Marieke Schuurmans , Jaap C.A. Trappenburg
Published in International Journal Of COPD
Research groups Chronic Diseases
Type Article

Summary

Little is known about which self-management behaviors have the highest potential to influence exacerbation impact in COPD patients. We aimed to reach expert consensus on the most relevant set of self-management behaviors that can be targeted and influenced to maximize reduction of exacerbation impact. A 2-round Delphi study was performed using online surveys to rate the relevance and feasibility of predetermined self-management behaviors identified by literature and expert opinion. Descriptive statistics and qualitative analyses were used.

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Language English
Published in International Journal Of COPD
Key words COPD, zelfmanagement
Page range 2735-2746

Yvonne Korpershoek