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Telephone-based health coaching for chronically ill patients: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Overview of attention for article published in Trials, January 2013
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Title
Telephone-based health coaching for chronically ill patients: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
Published in
Trials, January 2013
DOI 10.1186/1745-6215-14-337
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Sarah Dwinger, Jörg Dirmaier, Lutz Herbarth, Hans-Helmut König, Matthias Eckardt, Levente Kriston, Isaac Bermejo, Martin Härter

Abstract

The rising prevalence of chronic conditions constitutes a major burden for patients and healthcare systems and is predicted to increase in the upcoming decades. Improving the self-management skills of patients is a strategy to steer against this burden. This could lead to better outcomes and lower healthcare costs. Health coaching is one method for enhancing the self-management of patients and can be delivered by phone. The effects of telephone-based health coaching are promising, but still inconclusive. Economic evaluations and studies examining the transferability of effects to different healthcare systems are still rare. Aim of this study is to evaluate telephone-based health coaching for chronically ill patients in Germany.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 4 <1%
United States 3 <1%
Portugal 2 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Unknown 416 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 77 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 65 15%
Researcher 52 12%
Student > Bachelor 48 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 27 6%
Other 69 16%
Unknown 92 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 113 26%
Nursing and Health Professions 60 14%
Psychology 50 12%
Social Sciences 26 6%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 9 2%
Other 57 13%
Unknown 115 27%

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#15,284,663
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