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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. Self-medication for migraine: A nationwide cross-sectional study in Italy

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. Self-medication for migraine: A nationwide cross-sectional …

SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 2. Analysis of spontaneous reporting of suspected adverse drug reactions for non-analgesic over-the-counter drugs from 2008 to 2017

Analysis of spontaneous reporting of suspected adverse drug reactions for non-analgesic over-the-counter drugs from 2008 to 2017. By: Bukic J, Rusic D, Mas P, Karabatic D, Bozic J et al. BMC Pharmacol Toxicol. 2019 Oct 18;20(1):60. Summary: Adverse drug reaction …

SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 3. Medication dispensing, additional therapeutic recommendations, and pricing practices for acute diarrhoea by community pharmacies in Germany: A simulated patient study

Medication dispensing, additional therapeutic recommendations, and pricing practices for acute diarrhoea by community pharmacies in Germany: A simulated patient study. By: Langer B and Kunow C. Pharm Pract (Granada). 2019 Jul-Sep;17(3):1579. Summary: The aim was to assess medication dispensing, additional …

SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 4. Self-care research: Where are we now? Where are we going?

Self-care research: Where are we now? Where are we going? By: Riegel B, Dunbar SB, Fitzsimons D, Freedland KE, Lee CS et al. Int J Nurs Stud. 2019 Aug 23:103402. Summary: The beneficial effects of self-care include improved well-being and …

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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