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Management of chronic diseases

dianagosalvez Diana Gosálvez Prados last modified 12/11/2013 10:59

The increasing proportion of people with chronic diseases makes changes in health care necessary.

Dehn-Hindenberg A. Management of chronic diseases. Gesundheitswesen. 2013; 75(10): 623-624. Available at: https://www.thieme-connect.com/DOI/DOI?10.1055/s-0033-1348225



The question arises which socio-cultural, economic and personal factors as well as resources (available to the patient) influence the coping with the disease and the utiliation of health services. Only an analysis of the key factors influencing the management of a (chronic) disease enables us to offer demand-oriented and effective support services.

Dehn-Hindenberg A.