Integrating massage therapy within the palliative care of veterans with advanced illnesses: an outcome study.

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AIMS To describe the integration of massage therapy into a palliative care service and to examine the relationship between massage and symptoms in patients with advanced illnesses. METHODS Between April 1, 2009, and July 31, 2010, 153 patients received massage at the VA Ann Arbor Health Care System. Data on pain, anxiety, dyspnea, relaxation, and inner… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1049909113476568

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@article{Mitchinson2014IntegratingMT, title={Integrating massage therapy within the palliative care of veterans with advanced illnesses: an outcome study.}, author={Allison Mitchinson and Carol Elizabeth Fletcher and Hyungjin Myra Kim and Marcos L Montagnini and Daniel B Hinshaw}, journal={The American journal of hospice & palliative care}, year={2014}, volume={31 1}, pages={6-12} }