Complementary/alternative Therapies in Nursing

Mariah Snyder, Ruth Lindquist
Springer Publishing Company, 2002 - 335 páginas
This new edition provides the same systematic, research-based approach to the use of complementary therapies in nursing practice as previous editions. New chapters include an overview of complementary therapies, self care, yoga, accupressure, herbal preparations, and tnutraceutic als.v

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Mariah Snyder, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. Independent nursing interventions and complementary therapies have been the focus of her career. She has studied the effects of complementary therapies in promoting the health and wellbeing of elders, particularly those with dementia. Dr. Snyder was a founding member of the Center for Spirituality and Healing at the University of Minnesota and the establishment of the Center's graduate interdisciplinary minor. She continues to incorporate complementary therapies in her volunteer activities with women in recovery programs and elders.

Ruth Lindquist, PhD, RN, FAAN, APRN-BC, is Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Academic Affairs, University of Minnesota School of Nursing, and faculty member at the Center for Spirituality and Healing in the Academic Health Center. Her research as a Densford Scholar in the Katharine J. Densford International Center for Nursing Leadership focuses on critical care nurses' attitudes toward and use of complementary and alternative therapies and cardiovascular patient response to the use of therapies in the context of hospitalization with acute cardiac conditions.

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