Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Nursing

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-11-10
  • Publisher: Springer Pub Co
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Now in its sixth edition, this highly acclaimed book continues to provide nurses with cutting-edge research and practice guidelines for complementary and alternative therapy. Enriched with new chapter, contributors, live web resources with the authors' own updated information, and a new emphasis on evidence-based practice, this highly anticipated edition demonstrates how nurses can serve as an active, healing presence for their patients.

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. xi
Forewordp. xv
Prefacep. xix
Foundations for Practicep. 1
Complementary/Alternative Therapies and Cultural Aspects of Carep. 3
Self As Healerp. 25
Presencep. 35
Therapeutic Listeningp. 47
Mind-Body-Spirit Therapiesp. 61
Imageryp. 63
Music Interventionp. 91
Humorp. 107
Yogap. 123
Biofeedbackp. 135
Meditationp. 149
Prayerp. 169
Storytellingp. 183
Journalingp. 197
Animal-Assisted Therapyp. 207
Energy and Biofield Therapiesp. 225
Light Therapyp. 227
Magnet Therapyp. 235
Healing Touchp. 249
Reikip. 271
Acupressurep. 287
Reflexologyp. 307
Creating Optimal Healing Environmentsp. 321
Manipulative and Body-Based Therapiesp. 335
Massagep. 337
Exercisep. 349
Tai Chip. 373
Relaxation Therapiesp. 383
Biologically Based Therapiesp. 397
Aromatherapyp. 401
Herbal Medicinesp. 421
Functional Foods and Nutraceuticalsp. 439
Practice, Education, and Researchp. 453
Integrating Complementary Therapies into Nursing Practicep. 455
Integrating Complementary Therapies into Educationp. 467
Perspectives on Future Researchp. 485
Indexp. 499
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