Iversen, M, Hammond, A and Betteridge, N 2010, 'Self-management of rheumatic diseases: State of the art and future perspectives' , Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD), 69 (6) , pp. 955-963.
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Self-management interventions are patient-centred and designed to foster active participation of patients in order to promote well-being and to manage symptoms. Over the past two decades, the role of self-management in chronic diseases has gained momentum. Self-management programmes are now acknowledged as a key element of quality care. New modes of delivery allow greater access to information and are tailored to address patient needs. This systematic review presents data from clinical studies of self-management over the past decade, summarises the evidence for programme effectiveness, and suggests future research directions.
|Themes:||Health and Wellbeing|
|Schools:||Schools > School of Health Sciences > Centre for Health Sciences Research
Schools > School of Health Sciences
|Journal or Publication Title:||Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD)|
|Publisher:||BMJ Publishing Group|
|Depositing User:||RH Shuttleworth|
|Date Deposited:||08 Jun 2011 09:05|
|Last Modified:||30 Nov 2015 23:46|
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