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Applying the Capability, Opportunity, and Motivation Behaviour Model (COM-B) to Guide the Development of Interventions to Improve Early Detection of Atrial Fibrillation

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Jatau, AI and Peterson, GM and Bereznicki, LRE and Dwan, C and Black, JA and Bezabhe, W and Wimmer, BC, Applying the Capability, Opportunity, and Motivation Behaviour Model (COM-B) to Guide the Development of Interventions to Improve Early Detection of Atrial Fibrillation, Clinical Medicine Insights: Cardiology, 13 pp. 1-8. ISSN 1179-5468 (2019) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.1177/1179546819885134

Abstract

Objective:The primary objective of this study is to use the Capability, Opportunity, and Motivation Behaviour (COM-B) model to identify potential strategies aimed at improving the early detection of atrial fibrillation (AF) in the general population.

Methods: We undertook a review of the literature to identify factors associated with participation in community-based screening for AF, followed by mapping of the factors generated into the components of the COM-B model, and validation of the model by an expert panel. The Behaviour Change Wheel (BCW) was used to nominate potential intervention strategies and steps to guide the design and implementation of community-based screening for AF.

Results: A total of 28 factors from 21 studies were mapped into the COM-B model. Based on the BCW approach, 24 intervention strategies and 7 steps that could guide the design and implementation of community-based screening for AF were recommended.

Conclusion: The application of the COM-B model demonstrated how factors influencing the participation of individuals with undiagnosed AF in community-based screening could be identified. The model could also serve as a guide for the design and implementation of interventions for improving AF detection in the general population.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:: Atrial fibrillation, awareness, COM-B model, intervention design, screening, detection, stroke
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Field:Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Other Health
Objective Field:Health not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Jatau, AI (Mr Ibrahim Jatau Abubakar)
UTAS Author:Peterson, GM (Professor Gregory Peterson)
UTAS Author:Bereznicki, LRE (Professor Luke Bereznicki)
UTAS Author:Dwan, C (Dr Corinna Dwan)
UTAS Author:Bezabhe, W (Dr Woldesellassie Bezabhe)
UTAS Author:Wimmer, BC (Dr Barbara Wimmer)
ID Code:135616
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:Pharmacy
Deposited On:2019-11-05
Last Modified:2019-12-16
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