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Self-management of rheumatic diseases: State of the art and future perspectives

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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    Abstract

    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.

    Item Type: Article
    Themes: Health and Wellbeing
    Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Health Sciences > Centre for Health Sciences Research
    Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care
    Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Health Sciences
    Journal or Publication Title: Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD)
    Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
    Refereed: Yes
    ISSN: 0003-4967
    Depositing User: RH Shuttleworth
    Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2011 10:05
    Last Modified: 01 Aug 2014 18:48
    URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/15955

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