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Therapeutic Massage and Healing Touch Improve Symptoms in Cancer
- J. Post-White, M. E. Kinney, K. Savik, Joanna Berntsen Gau, C. Wilcox, I. Lerner
- Integrative cancer therapies
- 1 December 2003
Complementary therapies are increasingly used to reduce side effects of cancer treatment, without evidence for their effectiveness. In a randomized, prospective, 2-period, crossover intervention… Expand
Trauma and coping in Somali and Oromo refugee youth.
- L. Halcón, C. Robertson, +5 authors J. Jaranson
- Psychology, Medicine
- The Journal of adolescent health : official…
- 1 July 2004
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 years… Expand
Somali and Oromo refugees: correlates of torture and trauma history.
- J. Jaranson, J. Butcher, +5 authors J. Westermeyer
- American journal of public health
- 1 April 2004
OBJECTIVES This cross-sectional, community-based, epidemiological study characterized Somali and Ethiopian (Oromo) refugees in Minnesota to determine torture prevalence and associated problems. … Expand
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-directed… Expand
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 among… Expand
Respiratory viruses and chronic rejection in lung transplant recipients.
- J. Billings, M. Hertz, K. Savik, C. Wendt
- The Journal of heart and lung transplantation…
- 1 May 2002
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND; Chronic rejection manifested as obliterative bronchiolitis (OB) and bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS) continue to be major causes of morbidity and mortality after lung… Expand
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 5… Expand
Use of complementary and alternative therapies: a national survey of critical care nurses.
- M. Tracy, R. Lindquist, +4 authors B. Berman
- American journal of critical care : an official…
- 1 September 2005
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 American… Expand
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 in… Expand
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 these… Expand