A simple method to enable patient-tailored treatment and to motivate the patient to change behaviour
SourceChronic Respiratory Disease, 9, 4, (2012), pp. 259-268
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Chronic Respiratory Disease
SubjectN4i 1: Pathogenesis and modulation of inflammation; NCEBP 8: Psychological determinants of chronic illness; NCEBP 8: Psychological determinants of chronic illness
In clinical practice and in self-management studies it appears that it is very difficult to change behaviour in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in order to achieve adequate self-management. In this respect the role of motivational processes is underestimated and rarely is specifically targeted in interventions. In this article, the fundamentals of motivational processes are discussed followed by a detailed description of the Nijmegen Clinical Screening Instrument (NCSI) method. The NCSI method is a simple method that enables patient-tailored treatment and to motivate patients to adhere to treatment goals. The NCSI method consists of three distinct but highly integrated components: (1) a short instrument measuring many details of health status; (2) an intervention that helps to identify individual treatment goals and to motivate the patient to change his behaviour; (3) an automated monitoring system that simply identifies patients with new problems in health status of self-management. All components are embedded in a web-based application which enhances simplicity, efficiency, and effectiveness of the NCSI method. The NCSI method is illustrated by a case study.
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