The efficacy of massage with and without the use of essential oils to reduce stress in patients on a high-dose therapy isolation unit
Stringer, J 2005, The efficacy of massage with and without the use of essential oils to reduce stress in patients on a high-dose therapy isolation unit , PhD thesis, University of Salford.
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Massage, as a complementary therapy is no longer controversial in many settings, such as palliative care. Within the field of haematological oncology however, there is still major concern regarding its safety. The aims of this study were firstly to show that massage with and without essential oils can be given to isolated haematology patients safely and that physiological and psychological benefits are evident following such therapy. Secondly to demonstrate that such benefits are manifest following single sessions of massage.
|Item Type:||Thesis (PhD)|
|Themes:||Health and Wellbeing|
|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care|
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work
|Depositing User:||Institutional Repository|
|Date Deposited:||22 Jul 2011 14:36|
|Last Modified:||20 Aug 2013 17:50|
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