Self-management interventions for chronic illness

  title={Self-management interventions for chronic illness},
  author={Stanton Peter Newman and Liz Steed and Kathleen Mulligan},
  journal={The Lancet},
An increasing number of interventions have been developed for patients to better manage their chronic illnesses. They are characterised by substantial responsibility taken by patients, and are commonly referred to as self-management interventions. We examine the background, content, and efficacy of such interventions for type 2 diabetes, arthritis, and asthma. Although the content and intensity of the programmes were affected by the objectives of management of the illness, the interventions… CONTINUE READING
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