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Chiarenza, Antonio; Horvat, Lidia; Lanting, Katja; Ciannameo, Anna; Suurmond, Jeanine – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: The global phenomenon of migration has dramatically changed the social context in which healthcare professionals operate. European states are facing a growing need to effectively train healthcare professionals to understand and respond appropriately to the diverse needs of migrants and ethnic minorities. While many European Union (EU)…
Descriptors: Health Services, Immigrants, Health Personnel, Immigration
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Dunn, Susan L.; Robbins, Lorraine B.; Smith, Sandi W.; Ranganathan, Rajiv; DeVon, Holli A.; Collins, Eileen G.; Hong, Hyokyoung G.; Tintle, Nathan L. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: Hopelessness is present in 27% of patients with ischaemic heart disease (IHD), can persist for 12 months and is associated with lack of physical activity (PA). No interventions have been tested to increase PA in IHD patients who report hopelessness. This study evaluated the feasibility of conducting a randomised controlled trial to…
Descriptors: Heart Disorders, Nurses, Psychological Patterns, Social Support Groups
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Young, Amber; Tordoff, June; Leitch, Sharon; Smith, Alesha – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: To determine how often general practitioners (GPs) and pharmacists recommend patients obtain information about their medicines via websites and to explore factors that might improve the delivery of written information about medicines to patients. Design: Cross-sectional surveys. Setting: GPs and community pharmacists in New Zealand…
Descriptors: Patients, Drug Therapy, Printed Materials, Web Sites
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Lavallée, Jacqueline F.; Grogan, Sarah; Austin, Carol A. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: This qualitative study aimed to understand the experiences, information and support needs of family members of cancer patients and their satisfaction with the services provided to them as a family member. Design: Inductive qualitative and critical realist approach to data collection and analysis. Methods: Purposive sampling was used to…
Descriptors: Cancer, Patients, Family Attitudes, Experience
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Young, Amber; Tordoff, June; Leitch, Sharon; Smith, Alesha – Health Education Journal, 2018
Background: Discussing medicines with patients is the responsibility of prescribers and pharmacists. However, it is not well known whether patients are given the information they want or whether information provision continues when medicines are taken long-term. Objective: To determine how often general practitioners (GPs) and pharmacists provide…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Drug Therapy, Access to Information, Information Dissemination
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Veneri, Diana Aziz; Zdanis, Kayla – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: Healthcare educators are usually well-intended in their educational efforts for and with patients. The purpose of this study was to conduct a meta-analysis comparing traditional versus technology-delivered healthcare education. Design: Systematic review with meta-analysis. Methods: Educational technology was operationally defined to…
Descriptors: Health Education, Patients, Meta Analysis, Comparative Analysis
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DeAngelis, Erik J.; McIntosh, Scott; Ahmed, Catherine D.; Block, Robert C. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: To determine individual and group patient ideas and priorities regarding ways to enhance their own health care while providing a supportive environment including a clinical lipidologist and other medical experts. The intent was to transform these ideas and priorities into hypotheses for future research while enhancing current health…
Descriptors: Patients, Health Promotion, Qualitative Research, Physician Patient Relationship
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Ewais, Tatjana; Banks, Cate – Health Education Journal, 2018
Background: Issues of health and law are closely connected in people with chronic illness but as yet there is little emphasis in current health services funding and planning on establishing formal links between these two important areas. Context: The Mater Young Adult Health Centre and Health Advocacy Legal Clinic partnership offers an example of…
Descriptors: Laws, Chronic Illness, Young Adults, Advocacy
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Khan, Delvin; Fjerbaek, Annette; Andreasen, Jan J.; Thorup, Charlotte B.; Dinesen, Birthe – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: To determine how cardiac patients use the Activeheart.dk digital toolbox Methods: Mixed-methods study. A total of n = 33 cardiac surgical patients were enrolled in a study, which encouraged use of the Activeheart portal for 4 weeks after discharge. Patients were surveyed with respect to their demographic characteristics, e-health…
Descriptors: Surgery, Questionnaires, Interviews, Heart Disorders
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Howson, Alexandra; Turell, Wendy; Roc, Anne – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: Perceived self-efficacy (PSE) is considered a foundation for effective self-care in the context of chronic disease and illness. In order to improve patient and caregiver knowledge about self-care in B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), we designed and delivered an online, patient-focused education activity. Educational impact on PSE was…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Qualitative Research, Audio Equipment, Computer Software
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McCall, Marcy; Spencer, Elizabeth; Owen, Helen; Roberts, Nia; Heneghan, Carl – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: The primary aim of this overview was to synthesise results from studies including digital education and its effect on knowledge or learning outcomes, student satisfaction, student enrolment, attendance rate, course completion rate, clinical practice, health outcomes for patients and cost-effectiveness in health-care education. A…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Health Education, Outcomes of Education
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Phibbs, Sandi Cleveland; Faith, Jennifer; Thorburn, Sheryl – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: Poor quality communication with healthcare providers has been associated with provider avoidance. Because obesity is stigmatised in healthcare settings, this association may differ for patients who are overweight or obese compared to patients who are normal weight. Our objective was to determine if associations between patient-centred…
Descriptors: Body Composition, Interpersonal Communication, Patients, National Surveys
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Seidel, Gabriele; Kaiser, Birgit; Lander, Jonas; Dierks, Marie-Luise – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: To determine whether Hannover Medical School's Patient University, which was developed as the first university-based health education institution in Germany, offers a valuable means of conveying health-related knowledge, competencies and the ability to reflect on health information to its participants. Design: Participatory health…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Patients, Health Education, Medical Schools
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Dimaano, Christian; Spigner, Clarence – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot is an award-winning biography engaging its readers on important topics ranging from race, science and ethics to the social determinants of health. However, the multiple pedagogic impacts of this book on the public health classroom setting have yet to be comprehensively…
Descriptors: Health Education, Student Attitudes, Ethics, Cytology
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Troiano, Gianmarco; Nante, Nicola; Cozzolino, Mauro – Health Education Journal, 2017
Background: On 14 May 2013, Angelina Jolie (AJ), revealed herself to be the carrier of a BReast CAncer 1 (BRCA1) gene mutation and announced her decision to undergo a prophylactic mastectomy, followed by a laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. This review explores the impact of the "Angelina Jolie Effect" in order to reveal…
Descriptors: Cancer, Genetic Disorders, Patients, Attitude Change
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