self-management

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self-management

Active participation by a patient in his or her own health care decisions and interventions. With the education and guidance of professional caregivers, the patient promotes his or her own optimal health or recovery.
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This publication of annual figures relates to Patient Education / Self Management Programmes in the north of Ireland.
Self efficacy and social support in self management of epilepsy.
This is the first time that this programme has been run in Newcastle and places on the Self Management Programme are limited.
Can we think of self management in another more tangible way?
Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions: Self Management of Heart Disease, Arthritis, Diabetes, Asthma, Bronchitis, Emphysema and others, by Kate Lorig; Halsted Holman, MD; David Sobel, MD; and Diana Laurent, MPH.
The recommendations are for patients to be given a written daily self management plan as well as a plan for when symptoms worsen.
Graham predicted what would have to change before he was likely to access self management services.
Gruman and Van Korff (1996) have proposed that self management involves patients' engagement in activities that protect and promote health; their observation of symptoms and signs of illness; their adherence to treatment regimens; and their management of the effects of illness on functioning, emotions, and interpersonal relationships.
A self management plan in the treatment of adult asthma.
Randomised comparison of guided self management and traditional treatment of asthma over one year.
Self Management First Edition gives instructors flexibility in teaching self management skills & behavior changes.