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dc.contributor.authorLee, Bih-Oen_US
dc.contributor.authorChaboyer, Wendyen_US
dc.contributor.authorWallis, Marianneen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-24T08:43:47Z
dc.date.available2017-04-24T08:43:47Z
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.date.modified2011-01-25T02:20:22Z
dc.identifier.issn09621067en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/j.1365-2702.2009.02972.xen_AU
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/35647
dc.description.abstractAims. This study aimed to elucidate the illness representations of patients with traumatic injury and to examine what extent their illness representations change over time. Background. Traumatic injury has attracted global concern because it is the major reason for death and disability in people under 45 years old. One model, the Common Sense Model of Illness Representation (CSMIR), has the potential to help individuals adjust to changes in health status such as traumatic injury. Design. Longitudinal study design. Methods. This study was conducted using a and collected data prior to hospital discharge and at three and six months after hospital discharge. One individual question form and the Chinese Illness Perception Questionnaire Revised (IPQ-R) (Trauma) were used to collect demographic data, clinical data and illness representations. Results. A total of 114 participants completed the survey three times. The overall response rate was 79緥. Six subscales of the Chinese (Trauma): identity, emotional representations, consequences, controllability, illness coherence and causes of the Chinese IPQ-R (Trauma) changed significantly over time. Two subscales, Timeline (acute/chronic) and Timeline Cyclical, did not change significantly. Conclusions. Based on these findings, there may be a window of opportunity to provide appropriate interventions to individuals with traumatic injury at each time point. The results of this study have implications for nursing practice and further nursing research. Relevance to clinical practice. Understanding illness representation in patients with traumatic injury may help nurses to provide anticipatory guidance and to design nursing interventions before and after hospital discharge, ultimately to improve health outcomes of those patients.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherElsevieren_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdomen_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom556en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto563en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue3-4en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalJournal of Clinical Nursingen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume19en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchNursing not elsewhere classifieden_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode111099en_US
dc.titleIllness representations in patients with traumatic injury: a longitudinal studyen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.date.issued2010
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text


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