A systematic review of self-management interventions for children and youth with physical disabilities

  title={A systematic review of self-management interventions for children and youth with physical disabilities},
  author={Ahmet Ş{\"u}kr{\"u} Aynacıoğlu and Shauna Kingsnorth and C McDougall and Heather Keating},
  booktitle={Disability and rehabilitation},
PURPOSE Evidence shows that effective self-management behaviors have the potential to improve health outcomes, quality of life, self-efficacy and reduce morbidity, emergency visits and costs of care. A better understanding of self-management interventions (i.e. programs that help with managing symptoms, treatment, physical and psychological consequences) is needed to achieve a positive impact on health because most children with a disability now live well into adulthood. METHOD A systematic… CONTINUE READING
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