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Massage as a respite intervention for primary caregivers
  • G. Macdonald
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of hospice & palliative care
  • 1 January 1998
Effective hospice care is dependent upon a caregiver who is able to withstand the physical and emotional ardors of the experience. Direct support for the family caretaker is as needed and valuable asExpand
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Medicine Hands: Massage Therapy for People with Cancer
The field of oncology massage is maturing into a discipline with a deeper and deeper body of knowledge. The 3rd edition of Medicine Hands reflects this maturation. Every chapter contains updatedExpand
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Massage in supportive cancer care.
OBJECTIVE To review recent findings on the utilization of massage by cancer patients, including evidence of effects in supportive and palliative cancer care, current understanding of safetyExpand
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“It's the Money, Honey”: The Economy of Sex Work in the Maritimes*
Cet article se fonde sur une serie d'interviews menes aupres de 60 travailleurs du sexe dans trois villes des Provinces maritimes. Nous avons trouve que ces travailleurs prenaient souvent desExpand
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Massage for the Hospital Patient and Medically Frail Client
Chapter 1: The Revival of Hospital Massage Chapter 2: Reviewing the Research Chapter 3: Adapting to Hospital Culture Chapter 4: Infection Control Practices Chapter 5: Pressure, Site, and Position: AExpand
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An Analysis of Abilities Underlying Early Periodontal Skill Development of Dental Students
Although a wide variety of underlying abilities important to dental skill learning have been investigated, there has been little agreement among dental researchers about which of these abilities areExpand
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Massage therapy in cancer care: an overview of the past, present, and future.
  • G. Macdonald
  • Medicine
  • Alternative therapies in health and medicine
  • 1 October 2014
Despite a plethora of research using various touch-based therapies on people in treatment or recovery from cancer, as well as at the end of life, there are still some misconceptions about massage inExpand
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Massage for Cancer Patients: A Review of Nursing Research
Early on in my massage work with oncology patients I massaged a woman with ovarian cancer. In our conversation she mentioned having a friend who was a massage therapist. I asked if her friend came toExpand
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