Therapeutic Massage During Chemotherapy and/or Biotherapy Infusions: Patient Perceptions of Pain, Fatigue, Nausea, Anxiety, and Satisfaction.

@article{Robison2016TherapeuticMD,
  title={Therapeutic Massage During Chemotherapy and/or Biotherapy Infusions: Patient Perceptions of Pain, Fatigue, Nausea, Anxiety, and Satisfaction.},
  author={J. Robison and Cheryl L Smith},
  journal={Clinical journal of oncology nursing},
  year={2016},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={
          E34-40
        }
}
BACKGROUND Patients with cancer commonly experience disease or treatment side effects, including pain, fatigue, nausea, and anxiety. An expanding body of literature supports the use of therapeutic massage (TM) as an adjunct to conventional therapies to manage these side effects. OBJECTIVES This article describes patients' perceptions of pain, fatigue, nausea, and anxiety and their overall satisfaction with TM provided concurrently with chemotherapy and/or biotherapy. METHODS In an academic… Expand
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