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Definition

healthcare activity performed by the subject of care

 

This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: self-care activity; 
Plural: self-care activities; 
Deprecated term: health self-care activity; 

Notes

NOTE 1 There are two kinds of self-care activities that should be distinguished.

NOTE 2 In EN 13940-1:2007 health self-care activity was the preferred term for this concept.

Examples

EXAMPLES Self injection of insulin, self-measurement of blood pressure, or of glycaemia.

Diagrammatic representation

Simple graph - self-care activity

Required associations

exactly one subject of care performs a number of self-care activities

Optional associations

a number of self-care activities generates a number of non-ratified healthcare informations

Generalisations

    healthcare activity
self-care activity

Specialisations

self-care activity
    prescribed self-care