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Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2003 Sep;15(3):321-7.

Therapies to reduce stress and anxiety.

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Holistic Nursing Consultants, 315 Shade Tree Lane, Port Angeles, WA 98362, USA.

Abstract

Creativity in meeting patients' needs is required daily by the staff in acute and critical care environments. For critical care patients, many alternative and complementary therapies including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, humor, imagery, massage, music, and relaxation can be used successfully as adjunct therapies to help decrease stress.

PMID:
12943138
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