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Keywords

barriers to self-care, chronic care model, chronic conditions

 

Authors

  1. Baumann, Linda C. PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN
  2. Dang, Thanh Tran Ngoc MS, RN

Abstract

Abstract: This article provides an overview of barriers to self-care, patients' perceptions and understanding of their chronic illness, interviewing techniques, and approaches nurse practitioners can use to reduce or eliminate barriers to self-care in adults with chronic conditions.