Items in FPM with MESH term: Self Care
ABSTRACT: Support of patient self-management is a key component of effective chronic illness care and improved patient outcomes. Self-management support goes beyond traditional knowledge-based patient education to include processes that develop patient problem-solving skills, improve self-efficacy, and support application of knowledge in real-life situations that matter to patients. This approach also encompasses system-focused changes in the primary care environment. Family physicians can support patient self-management by structuring patient-physician interactions to identify problems from the patient perspective, making office environment changes that remove self-management barriers, and providing education individually and through available community self-management resources. The emerging evidence supports the implementation of practice strategies that are conducive to patient self-management and improved patient outcomes among chronically ill patients.
13 Months of Quality Improvement: Did It Work? - Improving Patient Care
Billing Medicare for Diabetes Self-Management Training - Getting Paid
How to Cope if You Feel Attracted to a Patient - Balancing Act
Nonmedical Ultrasonography During Pregnancy - Curbside Consultation