Complementary & Alternative Therapies in Nursing

Editors: Lindquist, Ruth, Snyder, Mariah and Tracy, Mary Frances
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $75.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $112.50
ISBN: 978-0-82-619612-5
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 24
Book Status: Available
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The seventh edition of this highly acclaimed book continues to deliver evidence-based practice guidelines for the use of complementary and alternative therapies in nursing. It is the only book about complementary/alternative therapies that is focused on nursing, has chapters that examine specific therapies along with guidance for their implementation, and addresses therapies through a cultural/international lens.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Authors
  • Contributors
  • International Sidebar Contributors
  • Preface
  • Part I Foundations for Practice
  • 1. Evolution and Use of Complementary and Alternative Therapies - Mariah Snyder, Kathleen Niska, and Ruth Lindquist
  • 2. Complementary Therapies: Nurse's Self-Care - Barbara Leonard
  • 3. Presence - Sue Penque and Mariah Snyder
  • 4. Therapeutic Listening - Shigeaki Watanuki, Mary Fran Tracy, and Ruth Lindquist
  • 5. Creating Optimal Healing Environments - Mary Jo Kreitzer and Terri Zborowsky
  • Part II Mind–Body–Spirit Therapies
  • 6. Imagery - Maura Fitzgerald and Mary Langevin
  • 7. Music Intervention - Linda L. Chlan and Annie Heiderscheit
  • 8. Humor - Shirley K. Trout
  • 9. Yoga - Miriam E. Cameron
  • 10. Biofeedback - Marion Good and Jaclene A. Zauszniewski
  • 11. Meditation - Cynthia R. Gross, Michael S. Christopher, and Maryanne Reilly-Spong
  • 12. Prayer - Mariah Snyder and Laura Lathrop
  • 13. Journaling - Mariah Snyder
  • 14. Storytelling - Margaret P. Moss
  • 15. Animal-Assisted Therapy - Susan O'Conner-Von
  • Part III Manipulative and Body-Based Therapies
  • 16. Massage - Melodee Harris
  • 17. Tai Chi - Kuei-Min Chen
  • 18. Relaxation Therapies - Elizabeth L. Pestka, Susan M. Bee, and Michele M. Evans
  • 19. Exercise - Diane Treat-Jacobson, Ulf G. Bronäs, and Dereck Salisbury
  • Part IV Natural Products
  • 20. Aromatherapy - Linda L. Halcón
  • 21. Herbal Medicines - Gregory A. Plotnikoff
  • 22. Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals - Melissa H. Frisvold
  • Part V Energy Therapies
  • 23. Light Therapy - Niloufar Niakosari Hadidi
  • 24. Healing Touch - Alexa W. Umbreit
  • 25. Reiki - Debbie Ringdahl
  • 26. Acupressure - Pamela Weiss-Farnan
  • 27. Reflexology - Thora Jenny Gunnarsdottir
  • 28. Magnet Therapy - Corjena K. Cheung
  • Part VI Education, Practice, and Research
  • 29. Integrating Complementary Therapies Into Education - Carie A. Braun
  • 30. Integrating Complementary Therapies Into Nursing Practice - Elizabeth L. Pestka and Susanne M. Cutshall
  • 31. Perspectives on Future Research - Ruth Lindquist, Yeoungsuk Song, and Mariah Snyder