Implementation of healthy lifestyle promotion in primary care: Patients as coproducers
2014 (English)In: Patient Education and Counseling, ISSN 0738-3991, E-ISSN 1873-5134, Vol. 97, no 2, 283-290 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Objectives: To explore and theorize how patients perceive, interpret, and reactin healthy lifestyle promotion situations in primary care and to investigate patients role in implementation of lifestyle promotion illustrated by typologies. Methods: Grounded theory was used to assess qualitative interview data from 22 patients with varied experience of healthy lifestyle promotion. Data were analyzed by constant comparative analysis. Results: A substantive theory of being healthy emerged from the data. The theory highlights the processes that are important for implementation before, during, and after lifestyle promotion. Three interconnected categories emerged from the data: conditions for being healthy, managing being healthy, and interactions about being healthy; these formed the core category: being healthy. A typology proposed four patient trajectories on being healthy: resigned, receivers, coworkers, and leaders. Conclusion: Patients coproduced the implementation of lifestyle promotion through the degree of transparency, which was a result of patients expectations and situation appraisals. Practice implications: Different approaches are needed during lifestyle promotion depending on a variety of patient-related factors. The typology could guide practitioners in their lifestyle promotion practice.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Elsevier , 2014. Vol. 97, no 2, 283-290 p.
Implementation; Primary care; Lifestyle promotion; Grounded theory
Basic Medicine Clinical Medicine
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-112827DOI: 10.1016/j.pec.2014.07.033ISI: 000344824800020PubMedID: 25154336OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-112827DiVA: diva2:776837
Funding Agencies|Ostergotland County Council; Linkoping University 2015-01-082014-12-172015-09-22Bibliographically approved