Endoscopic procedure with a modified Reiki intervention: a pilot study.


This pilot study examined the use of Reiki prior to colonoscopy to reduce anxiety and minimize intraprocedure medications compared with usual care. A prospective, nonblinded, partially randomized patient preference design was employed using 21 subjects undergoing colonoscopy for the first time. Symptoms of anxiety and pain were assessed using a Likert-type… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SGA.0b013e3181ca03b9


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