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Massage Therapy versus Simple Touch to Improve Pain and Mood in Patients with Advanced Cancer
Context Some patients nearing death seek pain relief with massage, but little is known about the effectiveness of massage in managing pain in palliative care settings. Contribution In this randomized… Expand
Outcomes of therapeutic massage for hospitalized cancer patients.
- M. Smith, J. Kemp, L. Hemphill, C. Vojir
- Journal of nursing scholarship : an official…
- 1 September 2002
PURPOSE To examine the effects of therapeutic massage on perception of pain, subjective sleep quality, symptom distress, and anxiety in patients hospitalized for treatment of cancer. ORGANIZING… Expand
Developing treatment and control conditions in a clinical trial of massage therapy for advanced cancer.
- M. Smith, J. Kutner, L. Hemphill, Traci Yamashita, Susanne Felton
- Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology
The purpose of this article is to describe the challenges faced by a research team in developing treatment and control conditions in a study of the efficacy of massage therapy for advanced cancer.… Expand
Providing massage therapy for people with advanced cancer: what to expect.
- M. Smith, Traci Yamashita, L. Bryant, L. Hemphill, J. Kutner
- Journal of alternative and complementary medicine
- 23 April 2009
There is very little information in the literature to prepare massage therapists for what they might expect when they provide treatment to people with advanced cancer in hospice or palliative care.… Expand