Sagit Dahan

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OBJECTIVES Use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is growing in all Western countries. The goal of this study was to evaluate quality of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of CAM interventions for specific diagnoses to inform clinical decision making. METHODS MEDLINE and related databases were searched for CAM RCTs. Visual review was done of(More)
OBJECTIVE This study examined an individualized integrative nursing intervention for improving attitude and adherence. METHODS The sample included 60 patients, randomly assigned to an experimental or control group. Measures included The Visual Analog Scale for Assessing Treatment Compliance and the Drug Attitude Inventory (DAI- 10). RESULTS Significant(More)
The practice of mechanically restraining psychiatric patients is constantly under debate, and staff attitudes are considered a central factor influencing restraining practices. The aim of this study was to explore associations between psychiatric staff members’ presence and participation in incidences of restraint and attitudes towards mechanical(More)
Background Restraint of psychiatric patients is an ethical issue, emphasized by awareness of the rights of mentally ill individuals. Restraint significantly influences the emotional welfare of the patient, is traumatic, deprives the individual of freedom and has aggressive connotations. Aims: To examine the influence of raising the awareness of the staff to(More)
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