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.