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Table 4 Themes across studies of self-management of epilepsy

From: Barriers and facilitators to implementation of epilepsy self-management programs: a systematic review using qualitative evidence synthesis methods

ThemeDefinition
RelevanceRelevance of intervention content or topics that facilitate the acquisition of self-management skills in patients with epilepsy
PersonalizationIntervention components that account for the individual social, physical, and environmental characteristics of the patient
Intervention componentsComponents and dosing of the intervention
Technology considerationsConsiderations that account for patient’s use, familiarity with, and ownership of technology (e.g., computers, laptops, mobile phones)
Clinician interventionistRole and preparation of individual who leads the intervention, engages with the patient, and provides self-management education and/or support to the patient