Benefits of massage therapy for hospitalized patients: a descriptive and qualitative evaluation.

@article{Smith1999BenefitsOM,
  title={Benefits of massage therapy for hospitalized patients: a descriptive and qualitative evaluation.},
  author={Marlaine C. Smith and M A Stallings and S Mariner and M Burrall},
  journal={Alternative therapies in health and medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={64-71}
}
CONTEXT Some acute and long-term care facilities are instituting massage therapy programs to support their patients' health, healing, and quality of life. Evaluation of the impact of these programs from the perspective of patients, providers, and therapists is important for administrative decision making and the design of future outcomes research… CONTINUE READING