Self-care

Self-management education: a self-care intervention in healthcare quality improvement

By: Emmanuel Kumah
Kumah E. Self-management education: a self-care intervention in healthcare quality improvement. SelfCare 2017;8(2)11-18

Remote communities: promoting engagement in self-care

by Katherine Gibson Smith, Vibhu Paudyal, Derek Stewart, Susan Klein.
Gibson Smith et al. Remote communities: promoting engagement in self-care. SelfCare 2016;7(4)1-9

ISF/SelfCare Essay Competition 2015 – Winning Essay

by Alexander Kusher
Kusher A, Salvo M. Impact of Community Pharmacist Intervention on Self-Care and Behavior Change of Patients with Diabetes and/or Hypertension. SelfCare 2016;7(1)1-9

International Self-Care Foundation and SelfCare journal Prize Essay Competition 2015

Announcing the launch of this annual competition and prize for the best original essay that furthers the practice or understanding of self-care and healthy lifestyles.

SELF CARE OF MINOR AILMENTS: A SURVEY OF CONSUMER AND HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL BELIEFS AND BEHAVIOUR

by I. Banks
Banks I. Self Care of Minor Ailments: A Survey of Consumer and Healthcare Professional Beliefs and Behaviour. SelfCare 2010;1(1):1-13

Most minor health problems can be managed by people with medicines that they purchase. However minor ailments remain the subject of many NHS consultations with doctors and generate substantial numbers of prescriptions…

SELF CARE OF ACUTE ‘RED EYE’

by J Kennedy
Kennedy J. Self Care of Acute Red Eye. SelfCare 2010;1(3):100-104

SELF CARE OF FREQUENT HEADACHE

by Kennedy J
Kennedy J. Self Care of Frequent Headache. SelfCare 2010;1(4):145-148

VALUING SELF-CARE

by G Yiangou
Yiangou, G. Valuing self-care. SelfCare 2011;2(2):41-54

Self-care includes actions and measures individuals take to improve their health and well-being, prevent and decrease the likelihood of disease, and to restore health after illness or injury. Different methods are used in order to identify the nature and extent of the impact of self-care on different stakeholders and to inform and guide the design of health policy

OTC CONSIDERATIONS FOR EXPANDING ACCESS TO NONPRESCRIPTION MEDICINES: A CRITICAL SYNTHESIS OF QUESTIONS FROM THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION TO ITS ADVISORY COMMITTEES ON RX-TO-OTC SWITCH

by Soller R W, Chan P V, Shaheen C
Soller R W. et al. OTC Considerations for Rx-to-OTC Switch. SelfCare 2011;2(5):117-138

Consumer behavior studies and thorough reviews of Rx drug safety and efficacy are expected components of Rx-to-OTC new drug applications in the U.S. Understanding the expectations of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for these studies and other data required for switch is vital for successful OTC drug development programs.

CHAIN COMMUNITY PHARMACISTS’ WILLINGNESS, ATTITUDES, AND BARRIERS IN PROVIDING SELF-CARE MEDICATION AND SUPPLEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS

by Kebodeaux C, Grise WM, Hudspeth B, Divine H
Kebodeaux C. et al. Chain community pharmacists’ willingness, attitudes, and barriers in providing self-care medication and supplement recommendations. SelfCare 2012;3(2):21-32

Pharmacists are commonly called on as the first resource for patients when selecting an appropriate self-care medication or supplement. This study examines pharmacists’ over-the-counter (OTC) recommendations in the chain community pharmacy setting in the United States.

FROM PATIENT TO RESOURCE: THE ROLE OF SELF-CARE IN PATIENT-CENTERED CARE OF MINOR AILMENTS

by Willemsen KR, Harrington G
Willemsen KR, Harrington G. From Patient to Resource: The Role of Self-Care in Patient-Centered Care of Minor Ailments. SelfCare 2012;3(3):43-55

Patient-centered care begins with self-care, which is a resource estimated to save healthcare systems in the UK and the US billions of dollars. This study estimates the effect that self-care could have on Canadian healthcare utilization and investigates the attitudes that influence this practice.

WARNINGS IN OTC PRINT ADVERTISEMENTS – POSTER

by Mulvaney M, Soller RW, Rice L, Negerete MJ
Mulvaney M, Soller RW, Rice L, Negerete MJ. Warnings in OTC print advertisements – Poster. SelfCare 2012;3(6):138. Poster1

The aim of this section is to encourage the publication of student/junior faculty research projects, offering an opportunity for young and more seasoned junior researchers to publish their research in this form. Poster submissions are subject to an independent review process.

SHIFTING SANDS OF SELF-CARE – A CALL FOR PAPERS ON SELF-CARE AMONG AGING POPULATIONS

by R William Soller
Soller RW. Shifting Sands of Self-Care – A Call for Papers on Self-Care among Aging Populations. SelfCare 2013;4(4):83-84

SELF-CARE IN HEALTH: WE CAN DEFINE IT, BUT SHOULD WE ALSO MEASURE IT?

by David Webber, Zhenyu Guo, Stephen Mann
Webber D, Guo Z, Mann S. Self-care in health: we can define it, but should we also measure it? SelfCare 2013;4(5):101-106

SELF-CARE MEDICAL DEVICES – A NEW SELF-CARE CATEGORY

by Miranda Moussa
Moussa M. Self-care medical devices – A new self-care category. SelfCare 2013;4(6):117-124

MNEMONICS TO ASSESS PATIENTS FOR SELF-CARE: IS THERE A NEED?

by Kayce M. Shealy
Shealy KM. Mnemonics to assess patients for self-care: is there a need? SelfCare 2014;5(1):11-18

A SYSTEMS CYCLE OF SELF-CARE – ADAPTION OF INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE (IOM) PRINCIPLES FOR CREATING A SYSTEMS APPROACH TO HEALTHCARE

by R William Soller, Stephen Mann
Soller RW, Mann S. A Systems Cycle of Self-Care. SelfCare 2014;5(3):47-57

THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE HEALTHY: A ‘MANIFESTO’ FOR SELF-CARE

by D E Webber, Z Guo, S Mann
Webber DE, Guo Z, Mann S. The Responsibilities of the Healthy: A ‘Manifesto’ for Self-Care. SelfCare 2015;6(1):2-9.

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