Self-care is the most predominant and basic form of primary care, yet research in the area, particularly with respect to the elderly, has been minimal.
As a result, despite the breadth of the self-care movement, very little is precisely known and understood about it.
Diminished functional health status is the major cause of loss of independence.
Self-care is conceptualized as an important strategy in maintaining functional health.
Mots-clés Pascal : Vieillard, Homme, Autonomie, Capacité fonctionnelle, Modèle théorique, Comportement, Attitude, Santé, Autosoin, Self care
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Elderly, Human, Autonomy, Functional capacity, Theoretical model, Behavior, Attitude, Health
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 92-0171240
Code Inist : 002A26O. Création : 199406.