Study of the Therapeutic Effects of Proximal Intercessory Prayer (STEPP) on Auditory and Visual Impairments in Rural Mozambique

@article{Brown2010StudyOT,
  title={Study of the Therapeutic Effects of Proximal Intercessory Prayer (STEPP) on Auditory and Visual Impairments in Rural Mozambique},
  author={Candy Gunther Brown and Stephen C Mory and Rebecca Williams and Michael J. Mcclymond},
  journal={Southern Medical Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={103},
  pages={864-869}
}
BACKGROUND Proximal intercessory prayer (PIP) is a common complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapy, but clinical effects are poorly understood, partly because studies have focused on distant intercessory prayer (DIP). [] Key MethodMETHODS This prospective study used an audiometer (Earscan(R) 3) and vision charts (40 cm, 6 m "Illiterate E") to evaluate 24 consecutive Mozambican subjects (19 males/5 females) reporting impaired hearing (14) and/or vision (11) who subsequently received PIP…
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