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Aromatherapy for Relieving Chronic Pain in Community-Dwelling Older People: a Feasibility Study

  title={Aromatherapy for Relieving Chronic Pain in Community-Dwelling Older People: a Feasibility Study},
  author={Pau Mml and Suen Lkp and Ho Rml},
Introduction: Chronic pain is a serious problem in the older population. Older people often seek complementary health approaches (CHA) to combat pain. Aromatherapy is a type of CHA with proven pain-relieving effect. This study aims to explore the effectiveness and acceptability of aromatherapy among Chinese community-dwelling older people who suffered from chronic pain. Methodology: A convenience sample of 24 eligible community-dwelling older people in Hong Kong was recruited and randomly… 

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