Alison K Kolste

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the outcomes of resilience training (RT) in an outpatient clinical setting on symptom relief for current or recurrent depression, as well as perceived stress and state and trait anxiety. DESIGN Observational effectiveness study. SETTINGS/LOCATION Penny George Institute for Health and Healing, Allina Health, Minneapolis, MN. (More)
Healthcare systems are increasingly looking to integrate aromatherapy (essential oils) as a safe, low-cost, and nonpharmacologic option for patient care to reduce pain, nausea, and anxiety and to improve sleep. This article describes the development and implementation of a healthcare system-wide program of nurse-delivered essential oil therapeutic(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the use and effectiveness of essential oil therapeutic interventions on pain, nausea, and anxiety, when provided by nurses to patients in acute hospital settings across a large health system. This study expands upon the limited body of literature on aromatherapy use among inpatients. DESIGN Retrospective, effectiveness study using(More)
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