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Care Transitions Series: Patient Self-Management

Part I:  Understanding the Role of Patient Self-Management in Care Transitions Providing self-management education and support to patients and caregivers is an essential part of an effective care transition intervention. People with chronic conditions and their families must undertake day-to-day activities to manage their conditions. These activities, called self-management, involve three different kinds of tasks: […]

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Patient Self-Management Support – More than Simply Patient Education

The challenge for patients trying to self-manage their chronic illnesses can be overwhelming.  Today’s chronically ill patients are being relied upon to manage the multitude of factors that contribute to their own health and well-being, but this requires patient education and support in self-management. Some experts regard patient self-management as a key area where there […]

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