Chronic Disease Self-Management: Views Among Older Adults of Chinese Descent

Jing Wang, Judith Tabolt Matthews

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Abstract

To understand how Chinese culture influences chronic disease self-management, we conducted focus groups with older adults of Chinese descent. Specifically, we explored their perceptions and self-management practices regarding treatment adherence, lifestyle decisions, and patient-provider communication within the context of their culture.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)86-94
Number of pages9
JournalGeriatric Nursing
Volume31
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gerontology

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