Acupressure

Known as: Acupressure Therapy, Ischemic Compression 
A type of massage in which finger pressure on specific body sites is used to promote healing, relieve fatigue, etc. Although the anatomical locations… (More)
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2010
2010
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of acupressure administered during the active phase of labor on nulliparous women's ratings of… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Cancer-related fatigue after chemotherapy is a difficult symptom to manage in practice and the most disruptive symptom… (More)
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2007
2007
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To compare differences in the chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) among three groups of women… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVES Auricular acupressure is known to decrease the level of anxiety in patients during ambulance transport. The purpose of… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Auricular acupuncture at the relaxation point has been previously shown to be an effective treatment for anxiety in… (More)
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2002
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2002
OBJECTIVE To investigate the immediate effect of physical therapeutic modalities on myofascial pain in the upper trapezius muscle… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To compare differences in nausea experience and intensity in women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer… (More)
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1998
1998
BACKGROUND Acupuncture or acupressure at the Nei-Guan (P.6) point on the wrist produces antiemetic effects in awake but not… (More)
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1997
1997
Postoperative nausea and vomiting are still common problems after general anesthesia, especially in ambulatory surgery. Drug… (More)
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1992
1992
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the antiemetic effect of acupressure at the Neiguan point. METHODS Sixty women in early pregnancy were… (More)
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