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ONESELF I + II + III - Using On Line Strategies to Enhance Information and Social Support for Self Management of Chronic Low Back Pain

People

Leaders

Schulz P. J.

(Responsabile)

Collaborators

Rubinelli S.

(Coordinatore)

Caiata Zufferey M.

(Coordinatore)

Vago F.

(Collaboratore)

Setola M. R.

(Collaboratore)

Camerini L.

(Collaboratore)

Giacobazzi M.

(Collaboratore)

Boneschi M.

(Collaboratore)

Abstract

The project focuses on the effectiveness of the internet both as a source of information on low back pain (cLBP), and as way to enhance patients´ self management of the disease. The project has three main purposes:1 To assess the factors that influence self-management in the field of cLPB;2 To elicit and compare patients´ and health care providers´ current perceptions of the management of cLBP; 3 To verify the efficacy of an online platform in informing, supporting and generally improving the health status of a group of 20 patients from Tessin affected by cLBP.

Additional information

Start date
01.06.2004
End date
01.11.2008
Duration
53 Months
Status
Ended
Research areas
S265 Press and communication sciences
S290 Social medecine

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