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Ahern 2022 My Back My Plan Patient booklet.pdf (3.64 MB)

My Back My Plan Patient Booklet

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This Patient booklet was developed as part of Malene Ahern's PhD thesis titled My Back My Plan An individualised primary care program for acute low back pain (awarded from Macquarie University in 2020).

The booklet has been co-designed with key stakeholders with the objective to enable content to be tailored to patients, and to support person-centred care. The content in this booklet assists clinicians deliver targeted early education to help patients understand and self-manage their LBP. 

Details of related studies:

* Ahern M, Dean CM, Dear BF, Willcock SM, Hush JM (2022) Development of an individualised primary care program for acute low back pain using a hybrid co-design framework. Australian Journal of Primary Health.

* Ahern M, Dean CM, Dear BF, Willcock SM, Hush JM (2022) My Back My Plan is a feasible and acceptable individualised program for acute low back pain in primary care. Australian Journal of Primary Health. 

This Patient booklet resource is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND).


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