Title: Three-week inpatient energy management education (IEME) for persons with multiple sclerosis-related fatigue : feasibility of a randomized clinical trial
Authors : Hersche, Ruth
Weise, Andrea
Michel, Gisela
Kesselring, Jürg
Della Bella, Sara
Barbero, Marco
Kool, Jan
et. al : No
Published in : Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders
Volume(Issue) : 35
Pages : 26
Pages to: 33
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Elsevier
Issue Date: 29-Jun-2019
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Language : English
Subjects : Fatigue management education; Occupational balance; Occupational therapy; Rehabilitation; Self-management
Subject (DDC) : 615.8515: Occupational therapy
616.8: Neurology, diseases of nervous system
Abstract: Multiple sclerosis (MS)-related fatigue limits participation in everyday activities and has a considerable impact on quality of life (QoL), thereby affecting productivity and employment. Outpatient education interventions involving energy conservation strategies and cognitive behavioral therapy techniques are helpful. However, no inpatient program is currently available. The inpatient energy management education (IEME) program is a novel group-based intervention that lasts for 6.5 h and is conducted by a trained occupational therapist (OT) during a 3-week period of inpatient rehabilitation. Persons with MS (pwMS) and OTs previously evaluated the IEME positively in a pilot study test run. The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of a research protocol and collect preliminary data on the IEME effect size.
Departement: Health Professions
Organisational Unit: Institute of Occupational Therapy (IER)
Publication type: Article in scientific journal
DOI : 10.1016/j.msard.2019.06.034
ISSN: 2211-0356
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/18119
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