Self-management in adolescents with chronic illness. What does it mean and how can it be achieved?

@article{Sawyer2005SelfmanagementIA,
  title={Self-management in adolescents with chronic illness. What does it mean and how can it be achieved?},
  author={Susan M Sawyer and Rosalie A Aroni},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2005},
  volume={183 8},
  pages={405-9}
}
The concept of self-management is based on the notion that it will improve wellbeing and strengthen self-determination and participation in health care, while reducing health care utilisation and health costs. Increasing self-management is a desirable goal for the 15%-20% of children and adolescents who have a significant ongoing health care need related to a chronic health condition. Promoting self-management in young people with chronic illness can be difficult for parents and health care… CONTINUE READING