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Therapeutic Massage and Healing Touch Improve Symptoms in Cancer
Complementary therapies are increasingly used to reduce side effects of cancer treatment, without evidence for their effectiveness. In a randomized, prospective, 2-period, crossover interventionExpand
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Trauma and coping in Somali and Oromo refugee youth.
PURPOSE To describe war-related trauma history, immigration factors, problems, and coping of Somali and Oromo refugee youth. METHODS Analysis of a subset of participants (N = 338) aged 18-25 yearsExpand
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Somali and Oromo refugees: correlates of torture and trauma history.
OBJECTIVES This cross-sectional, community-based, epidemiological study characterized Somali and Ethiopian (Oromo) refugees in Minnesota to determine torture prevalence and associated problems. Expand
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Effects of patient-directed music intervention on anxiety and sedative exposure in critically ill patients receiving mechanical ventilatory support: a randomized clinical trial.
IMPORTANCE Alternatives to sedative medications, such as music, may alleviate the anxiety associated with ventilatory support. OBJECTIVE To test whether listening to self-initiated patient-directedExpand
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Somali and Oromo refugee women: trauma and associated factors.
AIM This paper reports a study identifying the demographic characteristics, self-reported trauma and torture prevalence, and association of trauma experience and health and social problems amongExpand
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Respiratory viruses and chronic rejection in lung transplant recipients.
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND; Chronic rejection manifested as obliterative bronchiolitis (OB) and bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS) continue to be major causes of morbidity and mortality after lungExpand
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Factors Associated with Very Early Weaning Among Primiparas Intending to Breastfeed
Objectives: The major objective of this study was to identify predictor variables that accurately differentiated breastfeeding women who weaned during the first 4 weeks, those who weaned between 5Expand
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Use of complementary and alternative therapies: a national survey of critical care nurses.
BACKGROUND Demand for complementary and alternative therapies is increasing and is affecting all healthcare settings, including critical care. METHODS A random sample of members of the AmericanExpand
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Progress in the moral reasoning of baccalaureate nursing students between program entry and exit.
Changes in moral reasoning between entry into and exit from a baccalaureate nursing program and the relationship between student characteristics and moral reasoning at entry and exit were explored inExpand
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Development of a Shortened State Anxiety Scale From the Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) for Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilatory Support
Anxiety is a common experience for mechanically ventilated patients. There are a number of established instruments available to measure anxiety. However, there are significant limitations with theseExpand
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