Optimising care for people with chronic disease : foreword

Osborne, Richard H. 2008, Optimising care for people with chronic disease : foreword, Medical journal of Australia, vol. 189, no. 10, supplement issue, pp. S5-S5.

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Title Optimising care for people with chronic disease : foreword
Author(s) Osborne, Richard H.
Journal name Medical journal of Australia
Volume number 189
Issue number 10
Season supplement issue
Start page S5
End page S5
Total pages 1
Publisher Australasian Medical Publishing Company
Place of publication Sydney, N.S.W.
Publication date 2008-11-17
ISSN 0025-729X
1326-5377
Summary Chronic disease self-management emerged as an organised, formal entity in Australia in the 1980s, when a specific group-based program was introduced from the United States. This program, the Stanford Arthritis Self-Management Course, was promulgated in Australia and other countries by its creator, Professor Kate Lorig of Stanford University. The program showed much early promise, particularly with its dissemination and uptake by an enthusiastic non-government sector. Over subsequent years it has matured, and many other programs endeavouring to support patients to engage in self-management have been developed. In some ways, chronic disease self-management has become mainstream.1-3
Language eng
Field of Research 110322 Rheumatology and Arthritis
111709 Health Care Administration
Socio Economic Objective 970111 Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
HERDC Research category CN.1 Other journal article
Copyright notice ©2008, Australasian Medical Publishing Company
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30025455

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Health and Social Development
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