Itching, Pain, and Anxiety Levels Are Reduced With Massage Therapy in Burned Adolescents

@article{ParlakGrol2010ItchingPA,
  title={Itching, Pain, and Anxiety Levels Are Reduced With Massage Therapy in Burned Adolescents},
  author={Ayşe Parlak G{\"u}rol and Sevinç Polat and M{\"u}fide Nuran Akçay},
  journal={Journal of Burn Care \& Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={31},
  pages={429-432}
}
Burn can be among the most severe physical and psychologic traumas a person may face. Patients with burns commonly have severe itching and pain. Severe itching has also been associated with anxiety, sleep disturbance, and disruption of daily living activities. The addition of complementary treatments to standard care may lead to improved pain management and may offer a safer approach for reducing pain and procedural anxiety for patients with burns. The authors conducted an experimental study to… Expand
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