Self-Care Measures

Self-care maintenance is defined as those behaviors used to maintain physical and emotional stability.

Self-care monitoring refers to the process of observing oneself for changes in signs and symptoms.

Self-care management is defined as the response to signs and symptoms when they occur.

Dr. Barbara Riegel


Professor and Edith Clemmer Steinbright Chair of Gerontology
School of Nursing
Claire M. Fagin Hall
418 Curie Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4217
briegel@nursing.upenn.edu
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