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Who Self-Cares Wins. A report from Global Action on Men’s Health

Men’s health has generally been overlooked in the self-care field, especially from a global perspective. A new report from Global Action on Men’s Health, Who Self-Cares Wins: A global perspective on men and self-care, aims to fill that gap. The …

SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 1. How do parents influence their adolescents’ use of over-the-counter analgesics: A review of the current literature

In this section, we will provide a brief summary and a link to the published abstract of newly published papers selected from the worldwide literature as being of particular interest to the SelfCare community. How do parents influence their adolescents’ …

SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 2. Flow Restrictors and Reduction of Accidental Ingestions of Over-the-Counter Medications

Flow Restrictors and Reduction of Accidental Ingestions of Over-the-Counter Medications. By: Paul IM, Reynolds KM, Delva-Clark H, Burnham RI, Green JL. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2019 – Jun;56(6):e205-e213. Summary: Flow restrictors are child-resistant packaging innovations designed to limit the …

SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 3. Frequency, nature and management of patient-reported severe acute pain episodes in the over-the-counter setting: results of an online survey

Frequency, nature and management of patient-reported severe acute pain episodes in the over-the-counter setting: results of an online survey. By: Hersch C, Denis C, Sugar D. Pain management 2019 Jul 1;9(4):379-387. Summary: To understand the frequency, nature and self-management of …

SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 4. Self-triage for acute primary care via a smartphone application: Practical, safe and efficient?

Self-triage for acute primary care via a smartphone application: Practical, safe and efficient? By: Verzantvoort NCM, Teunis T, Verheij TJM, van der Velden AW. PLoS ONE 2018 Jun 26;13(6):e0199284. Summary: The authors aimed to investigate whether the smartphone application “Should …

Announcing the result of the ISF/SelfCare Award for Best Published Paper in 2018.

A qualitative evaluation of parents’ experiences of health literacy information about common childhood conditions SelfCare 2018;9(1)1-15 Amanda Lees, Kit Tapson: Health and Wellbeing Research Group, University of Winchester, Sanjay Patel: Division of Women and Children, Southampton Children’s Hospital Evaluating resources designed …

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