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Table 1 Key elements of self-management [7,8,9,10]

From: Self-management in condition-specific health: a systematic review of the evidence among women diagnosed with endometriosis

• Active participation in decision making, treatment and management
• Self-care tasks/behaviour change
• Informed decision making
• Psychosocial, emotional or social adjustments
• Monitoring symptoms
• Communication
• Problem-solving
• Patient-provider partnership
• Self-efficacy
• Knowledge of the condition (health literacy)/information seeking
• Resource utilisation