Chronic illness self-management: taking action to create order.

@article{Kralik2004ChronicIS,
  title={Chronic illness self-management: taking action to create order.},
  author={Debbie Kralik and Tina Koch and Kay Price and Natalie-Jane Howard},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2004},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={
          259-67
        }
}
BACKGROUND This paper presents research that was framed by our early understandings about the ways that people incorporate the consequences of illness into their lives. The word 'transition' has been used to describe this process. We believed self-management to be central to the transition process but this assertion required further research, hence this paper. AIM The research aimed at understanding the way in which people who lived with chronic illness constructed the notion of self… Expand
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