Tag: maladie chronique

 

Most chronic diseases can be prevented

In 2006, the World Health Organization published a landmark report which should revolutionize our understanding of chronic diseases and cause us to act accordingly. It’s urgent! In a 2006 report, World Health Organization (WHO) warned of the silent chronic disease epidemics, which will affect every country in the world. At this time, these diseases cannot be […]

Defining Comorbidity

A finding It is not unusual for a chronically ill person has other health problems. This can be other symptoms such as chronic pain or fatigue or other diseases such as hypertension, heart disease, vascular disease, diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis, depression, chronic anxiety or neurodegenerative disease. A recent study on a representative population shows that 42.2% […]

Defining Disease Management Education

Since 1998, the World Health Organization considers patient education as essential to the care of people with chronic disease. “The therapeutic patient education is a continuous process, integrated care and patient-centered. It includes activities organized awareness, information, learning and psychosocial counseling about the disease, the prescribed treatment, care, hospitalization and other care institutions concerned, and […]

Defining Chronic Disease Acceptance

The medical advances now make it possible to stabilize the health of patients and reduce symptoms. These diseases become chronic. The goal for patients is not to establish a short-term project “death” but life projects, projects to improve maximize their health and quality of life. Psychological work on oneself is essential to be able to […]

Defining Deconditioning

Over time, chronic diseases have implications that go well beyond the mere issues of organic illnesses. Disease-related and treatment-related complications may arise. Other health problems go unreported. Additionally, patients may develop a tendency to withdraw and rest, and fall into the vicious circle of physical and psychosocial deconditioning. This psychophysiological process leads to inactivity. “It […]

Defining Chronic Diseases

The World Health Organization (WHO) was among the first to alert the public authorities of a growing phenomenon in all countries, developed and developing, chronic disease. These diseases cover a very broad class of health problems that can appear seemingly disparate. “Communicable diseases (HIV / AIDS) and non-communicable (cardiovascular diseases, cancer and diabetes) persistent, certain […]