Corpus ID: 201173329

The Use of Weighted Blankets in Patients with Anxiety

  title={The Use of Weighted Blankets in Patients with Anxiety},
  author={K. S. Den Hartog and Mariah J Jansen and Madison Godfredsen and Eden Burch},
  • K. S. Den Hartog, Mariah J Jansen, +1 author Eden Burch
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • The purpose of this review of literature is to determine the safety and effectiveness of weighted blankets in patients in the Spencer Hospital with signs and symptoms of anxiety. A comprehensive literature review was conducted using articles from 2008 to 2017. Databases used include CINAHL and Google Scholar. The keywords weighted blanket, anxiety, deep pressure stimulation therapy, inpatient, medical-surgical, and mental health yielded 7 articles in CINAHL and 3 articles in Google Scholar. 25… CONTINUE READING

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