Changing Patient Behavior / Edition 1

Changing Patient Behavior / Edition 1

by Patterson
     
 

Written by a stellar panel of experts and educators, Changing Patient Behavior introduces an innovative strategy for improving outcomes of the management of chronic illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, and asthma. This systematic approach centers on integrating the patient into the overall process of health and disease management rather than putting the focus

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Written by a stellar panel of experts and educators, Changing Patient Behavior introduces an innovative strategy for improving outcomes of the management of chronic illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, and asthma. This systematic approach centers on integrating the patient into the overall process of health and disease management rather than putting the focus on the clinical management of the disease. Under the editorial direction of Richard Patterson, a nationally respected disease management authority, the contributors have created a comprehensive guide to effective disease management strategies.Changing Patient Behavior offers an insightful examination of the often complex set of interrelated drivers of health-related behaviors and is filled with valuable suggestions on how to influence behavior in order to improve a patient's physical condition. The book also includes examples of cutting-edge models of behavior change that can be customized to fit the individual patient. Using the guidelines in this indispensable resource, health care professionals will learn the skills to? Integrate a patient-centered approach into health and disease management? Develop interventions to apply cutting-edge behavioral theory? Choose from a wide range of methods when creating individualized interventions? Measure, interpret, and apply the results of behavior change interventionsThis hands-on resource fills an important gap in the professional literature and provides health care executives, medical directors, directors of nursing, disease management coordinators, case managers, and other health care leaders with the information and tools they need to implement a new proactive approach to the management of chronic disease.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787952792
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/20/2000
Series:
J-B AHA Press Series, #4
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword (J. Prochaska).

The New Focus: Integrating Behavioral Science into DiseaseManagement (R. Patterson).

THE ROLE OF PATIENT BEHAVIOR IN HEALTH AND DISEASEMANAGEMENT.

Utilizing Theories and Constructs Across Models of BehaviorChange (K. Glanz & B. Oldenburg).

Applying the Theory: Models of Behavior Change (C. Cafiero &F. Carness).

FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE: THE FOUNDATION FOR CHANGINGHEALTH-RELATED BEHAVIOR.

Changing Behavior and Environment: How to Plan Theory- andEvidence-Based Disease Management Programs (L. Bartholomew, etal.).

Using Telephone-Based Interventions (T. Mason).

METHODS AND OPTIONS FOR BEHAVIOR CHANGE INTERVENTIONS.

Implementing Behavior Change Methods (C. Cafiero & F.Carness).

Connecting People and Technologies for Disease Management (D.Newton & N. Sofian).

Measuring and Improving the Intervention (M. Toscani & L.Pizzi).

Selecting Variables and Constructs to Measure (J.Biskupiak).

Afterword.

Index.

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