Multi-morbidity: A patient perspective on navigating the health care system and everyday life

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Multi-morbidity : A patient perspective on navigating the health care system and everyday life. / Ørtenblad, Lisbeth; Meillier, Lucette; Jønsson, Alexandra R.

In: Chronic Illness, 2018.

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Ørtenblad, L, Meillier, L & Jønsson, AR 2018, 'Multi-morbidity: A patient perspective on navigating the health care system and everyday life', Chronic Illness. https://doi.org/10.1177/1742395317731607

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Ørtenblad, L., Meillier, L., & Jønsson, A. R. (2018). Multi-morbidity: A patient perspective on navigating the health care system and everyday life. Chronic Illness. https://doi.org/10.1177/1742395317731607

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Ørtenblad L, Meillier L, Jønsson AR. Multi-morbidity: A patient perspective on navigating the health care system and everyday life. Chronic Illness. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1177/1742395317731607

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Ørtenblad, Lisbeth ; Meillier, Lucette ; Jønsson, Alexandra R. / Multi-morbidity : A patient perspective on navigating the health care system and everyday life. In: Chronic Illness. 2018.

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abstract = "Objective: The importance of everyday life when managing the burden of treatment is rarely studied. This article explores the burden of treatment among people with multi-morbidity by investigating the tension between everyday life and the health care system.Method: This was an ethnographic study using individual interviews and participant-observations. An inductive analytical approach was applied, moving from observations and results to broader generalisations.Results: People with multi-morbidity experience dilemmas related to their individual priorities in everyday life and the management of their treatment burdens. Dilemmas were identified within three domains: family and social life; work life; agendas and set goals in appointments with health professionals. Individual resources and priorities in everyday life play a dominant role in resolving dilemmas and navigating the tension between everyday life and the health care system.Discussion: People with multi-morbidity are seldom supported by health professionals in resolving the dilemmas they must face. This study suggests an increased focus on patient-centredness and argues in favour of planning health care through cooperation between health professionals and people with multi-morbidity in a way that integrates both health and everyday life priorities.",
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AU - Ørtenblad, Lisbeth

AU - Meillier, Lucette

AU - Jønsson, Alexandra R.

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N2 - Objective: The importance of everyday life when managing the burden of treatment is rarely studied. This article explores the burden of treatment among people with multi-morbidity by investigating the tension between everyday life and the health care system.Method: This was an ethnographic study using individual interviews and participant-observations. An inductive analytical approach was applied, moving from observations and results to broader generalisations.Results: People with multi-morbidity experience dilemmas related to their individual priorities in everyday life and the management of their treatment burdens. Dilemmas were identified within three domains: family and social life; work life; agendas and set goals in appointments with health professionals. Individual resources and priorities in everyday life play a dominant role in resolving dilemmas and navigating the tension between everyday life and the health care system.Discussion: People with multi-morbidity are seldom supported by health professionals in resolving the dilemmas they must face. This study suggests an increased focus on patient-centredness and argues in favour of planning health care through cooperation between health professionals and people with multi-morbidity in a way that integrates both health and everyday life priorities.

AB - Objective: The importance of everyday life when managing the burden of treatment is rarely studied. This article explores the burden of treatment among people with multi-morbidity by investigating the tension between everyday life and the health care system.Method: This was an ethnographic study using individual interviews and participant-observations. An inductive analytical approach was applied, moving from observations and results to broader generalisations.Results: People with multi-morbidity experience dilemmas related to their individual priorities in everyday life and the management of their treatment burdens. Dilemmas were identified within three domains: family and social life; work life; agendas and set goals in appointments with health professionals. Individual resources and priorities in everyday life play a dominant role in resolving dilemmas and navigating the tension between everyday life and the health care system.Discussion: People with multi-morbidity are seldom supported by health professionals in resolving the dilemmas they must face. This study suggests an increased focus on patient-centredness and argues in favour of planning health care through cooperation between health professionals and people with multi-morbidity in a way that integrates both health and everyday life priorities.

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