publication . Article . 2017

Care coordination in bone health screening between individual behaviors and health care services among Korean-American women across three age groups

Young-Shin Lee;
Open Access English
  • Published: 03 Jan 2017 Journal: Asian/Pacific Island Nursing Journal (issn: 2373-6658, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Abstract
Integrated continuous care is important to prevent and treat brittle bone status in the aging process; however, minority groups often have limited access to health services. The purpose of this study was to identify the care coordination among women’s perceptions about their bone health, information from health care providers, and the results of Bone Mineral Density (BMD) tests across three age groups. The study was a cross-sectional comparative design. A total of 63 Korean American women completed both the assessment of BMD of the femoral neck and an interview survey. One’s own risks of osteoporosis, screening behaviors, and health care providers’ advice were a...
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free text keywords: osteoporosis, awareness, health care services, bone mineral density (DXA), Nursing, RT1-120, Social sciences (General), H1-99, Health care, business.industry, business, Family medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, medicine.disease, Bone health, Age groups
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publication . Article . 2017

Care coordination in bone health screening between individual behaviors and health care services among Korean-American women across three age groups

Young-Shin Lee;