The psychophysiological effects of aromatherapy massage following cardiac surgery

@inproceedings{Stevensen1994ThePE,
  title={The psychophysiological effects of aromatherapy massage following cardiac surgery},
  author={Caroline Stevensen},
  year={1994}
}
Abstract Aromatherapy and massage have gained wide popularity amongst nurses in their clinical practice in recent years. The intensive care setting offers a challenge to nurses to meet the psychological and physical needs of the patient within a highly technological environment. A randomised controlled trial was conducted to assess the effects of aromatherapy and massage on post-cardiac surgery patients. Foot massage given over 20 min, with or without the essential oil of neroli, on day 1… CONTINUE READING

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