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Table 4 Why coaching was implemented

From: Health coaching provided by registered nurses described: a systematic review and narrative synthesis

Study Health Area Specific Area targeted
[31] Type II diabetes Improving glycaemic control in patients
[34] Type II diabetes Improving lifestyle behaviours targeting nutrition and sleep.
[35] Type II diabetes Improving lifestyle behaviour changes improving nutrition and physical activity.
[33] COPD Improving lifestyle behaviours targeting increased physical activity, smoking cessation, and improved psychological health. Also enhancing self-efficacy in chronic illness management.
[36] Post-operative care Reducing anxiety in patient and family and increased functional status for the patient.
[37] Preventative chronic illness in mental health patients Improving lifestyle behaviours targeting nutrition for reductions in weight, Blood pressure, triglycerides and blood glucose through behaviour.
[38] Cancer More efficient self-care symptom management
[1] Aged care Improving self-management targeting increased exercise, cognitive activities and cooperation.
[9] Chronic conditions Improving lifestyle behaviours and management of the chronic illness and patient’s preferences. Also building on strengths and overcoming obstacles.
[42] Cancer Symptom management targeting pain, increasing functional status and improving quality of life.
[43] Cancer Symptom management targeting pain, in particularly medication management, perceived control of pain and living with pain.