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Integrating lifestyle approaches into osteoarthritis care.

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, September 2015
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Title
Integrating lifestyle approaches into osteoarthritis care.
Published in
Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, September 2015
DOI 10.2147/jmdh.s71273
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Matthew J. Garver, Sarah Taylor, Brian Focht

Abstract

As the lifetime risk, societal cost, and overall functional impact of osteoarthritis (OA) is imposing, it is imperative that clinicians provide an individualized care model for patients. Patients must be offered a multiplicity of care strategies and encouraged to embrace lifestyle approaches for self-managing the effects and symptoms of OA. Certainly, the attitude of the clinician and patient will directly influence receptivity and implementation of lifestyle approaches. This work proposes how the use of structured and routine assessments and cognitive therapy ideologies may complement a comprehensive treatment plan. Assessments described herein include objective and/or self-report measures of physical function, pain, attitude about social support, and sleep quality. Baseline assessments followed by systematic monitoring of the results may give patients and clinicians valuable insight into the effectiveness of the care plan. Empirical evidence from randomized trials with OA patients highlights the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral change strategies for addressing salient concerns for OA (pain control, mobility performance, and sleep quality). Cognitive restructuring can provide patients with renewed power in managing their disease. Cognitive therapy topics discussed presently include: 1) what is OA?, 2) effectiveness of exercise and FITT (frequency, intensity, time, and type) principles for OA patients, 3) goal-setting and barriers, and 4) translating to independent care. Woven within the discussion about cognitive therapy are ideas about how the results from baseline assessments and group-mediated dynamics might assist more favorable outcomes. There are a plethora of assessments and cognitive therapy topics that could be utilized in the care strategy that we are promoting, but the present topics were selected for their low clinician and patient burden and promising results in trials with OA patients. Clinicians who are comfortable and knowledgeable about a wider range of management tools may serve more effectively in the critical, central management process and help patients embrace personal care more successfully.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 78 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 15 19%
Student > Bachelor 9 12%
Researcher 6 8%
Student > Postgraduate 6 8%
Other 4 5%
Other 12 15%
Unknown 26 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 17 22%
Medicine and Dentistry 12 15%
Psychology 5 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 4%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 3%
Other 7 9%
Unknown 32 41%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 24 September 2015.
All research outputs
#2,816,142
of 6,395,401 outputs
Outputs from Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare
#89
of 182 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#97,458
of 198,640 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare
#5
of 9 outputs
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