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Table 5 Summary of the views of community living individuals with traumatic spinal cord injury about the components of a self-management program and program delivery

From: Views of people with traumatic spinal cord injury about the components of self-management programs and program delivery: a Canadian pilot study

Component Description
Content modules -Exercise
-Nutrition
-Pain management
-Communicating with health care professionals (e.g., mood) and/or directing care
-Dealing with depression
-Problem solving
-Confidence (i.e., self-efficacy)
-(Preventing) bowel/bladder dysfunction
-(Preventing) injury
Mode of delivery Internet-based
Format One-on-one (i.e., one facilitator to one client)
Construction of program components Individuals with a similar level of injury, age
Timing Rehabilitation or transition from rehabilitation to the community periods
Follow-up periods Occurring as regular contact with a health care professional and/or regular contact with an individual(s) from the group
Program leaders Health care professional and an individual with a traumatic SCI
Program organizers Organization such as Spinal Cord Injury Canada or rehabilitation team