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

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Leaders

Collaborators

  • Rubinelli S. (Coordinatore)
  • Caiata Zufferey M. (Coordinatore)
  • Vago F. (Collaboratore)
  • Setola M. R. (Collaboratore)
  • Camerini L. (Collaboratore)
  • Giacobazzi M. (Collaboratore)
  • Boneschi M. (Collaboratore)

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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

Funding sources

Status

  • Ended

Website

Research areas

  • S265 Press and communication sciences
  • S290 Social medecine

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