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Jung Tae Son 2 Articles
Development and Evaluation of a Self-management Mobile App for Adults with Osteoarthritis
Ju Young Park, Jung Tae Son
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2022;33(1):114-127.   Published online March 31, 2022
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2022.33.1.114
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Purpose
This study aimed to develop a self-management mobile app for adults with osteoarthritis based on a selfdetermination theory to use it as a nursing intervention tool, and to evaluate the effects of the developed mobile app on adults' basic psychological needs, indexes of osteoarthritis, self-management and quality of life.
Methods
The 56 participants were randomly assigned to either the experimental group (n=28) or the control group (n=28). The participants of the experimental group used a self-management mobile app for 12 weeks after the pretest, and two posttests were taken at the end of every 6 weeks. The data were analyzed using IBM SPSS/WIN 25.0 for Chi-square test, Fisher's exact test, independent t-test, and repeated measures ANOVA.
Results
Basic psychological needs, indexes of osteoarthritis, self-management, and quality of life score of the experimental group were significantly higher than those of the control group.
Conclusion
Our findings suggest that mobile app intervention can support improvements in psychological needs, symptoms of osteoarthritis and quality of life in adults with osteoarthritis. It is recommended that the developed mobile app be used as a nursing intervention tool for adults with osteoarthritis in the community.

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  • Development and effectiveness of a mobile-based autonomy support program for the prevention of metabolic syndrome in middle-aged women
    Miseon Seo, Eun-Young Jun, Hyunjin Oh
    Frontiers in Public Health.2024;[Epub]     CrossRef
Social Network, Self-Care Agency and Quality of Life of High-risk Beneficiaries in Case Management of Medicaid
Ju Young Park, Jung Tae Son
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2017;28(4):421-430.   Published online December 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2017.28.4.421
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PURPOSE
This study investigates the social network, self-care agency, and quality of life of high-risk beneficiaries in case management of Medicaid and the correlations between these variables. It also identifies influencing factors on their quality of life.
METHODS
The subjects included 187 individuals chosen from the high-risk beneficiaries in case management of Medicaid in D Metropolitan City. Data was collected through direct interviews based on a structured questionnaire on home visits.
RESULTS
The perceived health status was the most influential factor in their quality of life, followed by self-care agency, mutual support network, and natural support network in order. These factors explained 40.6% of their quality of life.
CONCLUSION
These findings raise a need to develop a nursing intervention program to increase the self-care agency of the high-risk beneficiaries in case management of Medicaid.

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