Health Education

Desired educational outcomes of disability-related training for the generalist physician: knowledge, attitudes, and skills

Minihan PM, Robey KL, Long-Bellil LM, Graham CL, Hahn JE, Woodard L, Eddey GE; Alliance for Disability in Health Care Education. Acad Med. 2011 Sep;86(9):1171-8. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e3182264a25. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA. paula.minihan@tufts.edu The problems adults with disabilities face obtaining quality primary care services […]

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The effect of a designed health education intervention on physical activity knowledge and participation of adults with intellectual disabilities

Bodde AE, Seo DC, Frey GC, Van Puymbroeck M, Lohrmann DK. Am J Health Promot. 2012 May-Jun;26(5):313-6. doi: 10.4278/ajhp.100408-ARB-112. Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA. weavera@indiana.edu PURPOSE:  The purpose of this study was to assess novel methods of health education and promotion to increase physical activity among adults with […]

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Evaluation of an ICF-based patient education programme for stroke patients: A randomized, single-blinded, controlled, multicentre trial of the effects on self-efficacy, life satisfaction and functioning

Sabariego C, Barrera AE, Neubert S, Stier-Jarmer M, Bostan C, Cieza A. Br J Health Psychol. 2012 Dec 17. doi: 10.1111/bjhp.12013. [Epub ahead of print] Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (IBE), Research Unit for Biopsychosocial Health, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany. OBJECTIVE:  There is a current need for interventions that provide information to stroke survivors […]

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Dental needs and management of children with special health care needs according to type of disability

Salles PS, Tannure PN, Oliveira CA, Souza IP, Portela MB, Castro GF. J Dent Child (Chic). 2012 Sep-Dec;79(3):165-9. Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. PURPOSE:  The purpose of this study was to investigate the dental needs and management of special health care needs children in […]

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Evidence-based training of health professionals to inform families about disability

Harnett A, Bettendorf E, Tierney E, Guerin S, O’Rourke M, Hourihane JO. Arch Dis Child. 2013 Jun;98(6):413-8. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2012-303037. Epub 2013 Apr 20. Department of Research, National Federation of Voluntary Bodies Providing Services to People with Intellectual Disability, Oranmore Business Park, Oranmore, Galway, Ireland; Alison.harnett@fedvol.ie. OBJECTIVE:   The development, delivery and evaluation of a training programme […]

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A curriculum focused on informed empathy improves attitudes toward persons with disabilities

Miller SR. Perspect Med Educ. 2013 Mar 6. [Epub ahead of print] Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Medical School, 325 E. Eisenhower Parkway, 2nd Floor, Ann Arbor, MI, 48108, USA, sonyamil@med.umich.edu. Empathy is an important component of the provider-patient relationship. In the United States one in five persons has a disability. Persons with […]

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Disability assessment: the efficacy of multimedia interactive nurse education

Chiang HC, Lin FY, Hwu YJ. J Nurs Res. 2013 Jun;21(2):83-93. doi: 10.1097/jnr.0b013e3182921f5a. 1MSN, RN, Director, Department of Nursing, Fong-Yuan Hospital, Department of Health, Executive Yuan 2PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Information Management, Overseas Chinese University 3PhD, RN, Professor, College of Nursing, Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology. BACKGROUND:  Nearly 3% of the population […]

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Eliciting patient and caregiver perspectives to improve the public reporting of rehabilitation quality measures

Papadimitriou C, Magasi S, Demark H, Taylor C, Wolf MS, Heinemann AW, Deutsch A. Rehabil Nurs. 2013 Jan-Feb;38(1):24-31. doi: 10.1002/rnj.63. School of Nursing & Health Studies, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, USA. cpapadimitriou@niu.edu PURPOSE:  To evaluate patients’ and caregivers’ abilities to comprehend information on rehabilitation quality measures, and select high-quality rehabilitation facility. DESIGN:  We used […]

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Barriers and facilitators to treatment participation by adolescents in a community mental health clinic

Oruche UM, Downs S, Holloway E, Draucker C, Aalsma M. J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs. 2013 May 17. doi: 10.1111/jpm.12076. [Epub ahead of print] Department of Environments for Health, Indiana University School of Nursing. A large number of children drop out or stop attending their mental health counseling appointments before they actually complete all the […]

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Encouraging lifestyle behaviour change in mild cognitive impairment patients: development of appropriate educational material

Neville CE, McCourt HJ, McKinley MC, Lowis C, Barrett SL, McGuinness B, Todd S, Lawlor B, Gibb M, Coen RF, Passmore AP, Woodside JV. Aging Ment Health. 2013;17(3):276-86. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2013.768210. Epub 2013 Feb 12. Centre for Public Health, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Clinical Science B, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast, United […]

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