The effects of patient-professional partnerships on the self-management and health outcomes for patients with chronic back pain: a quasi-experimental study

Yu Fu, Ge Yu, Elaine McNichol, Kath Marczewski, S. José Closs

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Background: Self-management may be a lifelong task for patients with chronic back pain. Research suggests that chronic pain self-management programmes have beneficial effects on patients? health outcome. Contemporary pain management theories and models also suggest that a good patient-professional partnership enhances patients? ability to self-manage their condition.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)197-207
Number of pages11
JournalInternational Journal of Nursing Studies
Early online date23 Apr 2016
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2016

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