Approaches to self-management in chronic illness.

@article{Novk2013ApproachesTS,
  title={Approaches to self-management in chronic illness.},
  author={M{\'a}rta Nov{\'a}k and Lucia Costantini and S. Schneider and Heather Beanlands},
  journal={Seminars in dialysis},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={
          188-94
        }
}
Management of a chronic medical condition is a complex process and requires coordinated action between healthcare providers and patients. This process is further complicated by the fact that an increasing number of patients suffer from multiple chronic conditions. Self-management involves active participation of the patients in the everyday care of the symptoms of their illness(es) and medical treatments, as well as maintaining general health and prevention of progression of medical conditions… CONTINUE READING

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