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1. Limiting oneself or itself.
2. Self-limited.

self′-lim′i·ta′tion (-tā′shən) n.


1. limiting oneself or itself.
2. Also, self′-lim′ited. (of a disease) running a definite and limited course.
self′-limita′tion, n.
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In summary, patients who have self limited or common chronic conditions appear to have the same outcomes, regardless of the specialty of their provider.
Generalists appear to be able to discern minor from more serious illness in otherwise healthy people, and they have similar outcomes to specialists in managing both self limited and common chronic conditions, such as hypertension.
Primary care providers should serve as an entry point for patients in deciding what types of services may be needed to Improve their long term health and they should treat minor or self limited and most chronic illnesses.