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Complementary and alternative therapies in nursing / Ruth Lindquist, Mary Fran Tracy, Mariah Snyder, editors

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RT41.I53 2018


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Complementary & alternative therapies in nursing.
Publication Info.
New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, LLC, [2018]

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Eighth edition.
xxxiii, 550 pages : illustrations
Preceded by: Complementary & alternative therapies in nursing / [edited by] Ruth Lindquist, Mariah Snyder, Mary Fran Tracy. Seventh edition. 2014.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part I: Foundations for use of complementary therapies. Evolution and use of complementary therapies and integrative healthcare practices / Mariah Snyder and Ruth Lindquist -- Presence / Mariah Snyder -- Therapeutic listening / Shigeaki Watanuki, Mary Fran Tracy, and Ruth Lindquist -- Creating optimal healing environments / Mary Jo Kreitzer and Terri Zborowsky -- Systems of care : Sowa Rigpa : the Tibetan knowledge of healing / Miriam E. Cameron -- Part II: Mind-body-spirit therapies. Imagery / Maura Fitzgerald and Mary Langevin -- Music intervention / Linda L. Chlan and Annie Heiderscheit -- Humor / Shirley K. Trout -- Yoga / Miriam E. Cameron and Corjena K. Cheung -- Biofeedback / Marion Good and Jaclene A. Zauszniewski -- Meditation / Cynthia R. Gross, Michael S. Christopher, and Maryanne Reilly-Spong -- Journaling / Mariah Snyder -- Storytelling / Margaret P. Moss -- Animal-assisted therapy / Susan O'Conner-Von -- Part III: Manipulative and body-based therapies. Massage / Melodee Harris -- Tai chi / Kuei-Min Chen -- Relaxation techniques / Susan M. Bee, Elizabeth L. Pestka, and Michele M. Evans -- Exercise / Dereck L. Salisbury, Diane Treat-Jacobson, Ulf G. Bronäs, and Ryan J. Mays -- Part IV: Biologically based therapies. Aromatherapy / Linda L. Halcón -- Herbal medicines / Gregory A. Plotnikoff and Angela S. Lillehei -- Functional foods and nutraceuticals / Melissa H. Frisvold -- Part V: Energy therapies. Light therapy / Niloufar Niakosari Hadidi -- Healing touch / Alexa W. Umbreit and Lauren Johnson -- Reiki / Debbie Ringdahl -- Acupressure / Pamela Weiss-Farnan -- Reflexology / Thóra Jenný Gunnarsdóttir -- Part VI: Education, practice, research, and personal use. Integrating complementary therapies into education / Carie A. Braun -- Integrating complementary therapies into nursing practice / Susanne M. Cutshall and Elizabeth L. Pestka -- Perspectives on future research / Yeoungsuk Song, Sohye Lee, and Ruth Lindquist -- Independent personal use of complementary therapies / Barbara Leonard and Mariah Snyder -- Afterword: Creating a preferred future : editors' reflections / Ruth Lindquist, Mary Fran Tracy, and Mariah Snyder.
The eighth edition of this highly acclaimed text continues to deliver innovative, practice guidelines for evidence-based complementary and alternative therapies that can easily be incorporated into curriculum and applied directly to practice. It describes holistic treatments that are culturally appropriate for clients across the lifespan and provides N-CLEX-relevant content.
Holistic nursing.
Nurse and patient.
Alternative medicine.
Holistic Nursing.
Complementary Therapies -- nursing.
Added Author
Lindquist, Ruth (Professor of nursing), editor.
Tracy, Mary Fran, editor.
Snyder, Mariah, editor.
Continued By
9780826144348 (ebook)