Effectiveness of acupressure for residents of long-term care facilities with insomnia: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Sun2010EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of acupressure for residents of long-term care facilities with insomnia: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={J Sun and Mei-Sheng Sung and M. L. Huang and Guang-Chih Cheng and Chia-Chin Lin},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2010},
  volume={47 7},
  pages={798-805}
}
BACKGROUND Acupressure on the Shenmen point (indexed as HT7) can improve insomnia, but there has been no longitudinal study to evaluate its efficacy for residents of long-term care facilities. No evidence from the existing literature indicates how long its efficacy can be maintained after stopping acupressure. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of acupressure on the Shenmen point for residents of long-term care facilities with insomnia. METHODS Fifty residents… CONTINUE READING

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