Self-management interventions: Proposal and validation of a new operational definition.
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Journal of clinical epidemiology, ISSN: 1878-5921, Vol: 80, Page: 34-42
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- Medicine; chronic disease; complex interventions; definition; primary care; self-management interventions; systematic review; Cardiology
Systematic reviews on complex interventions like self-management interventions often do not explicitly state an operational definition of the intervention studied, which may impact the review's conclusions. This study aimed to propose an operational definition of self-management interventions and determine its discriminative performance compared with other operational definitions.