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doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000023

Impact of Healing Touch With Healing Harp on Inpatient Acute Care Pain: A Retrospective Analysis

Lincoln, Valerie PhD, RN, AHN-BC; Nowak, Emily Witrak PhD, RN, CNE; Schommer, Barb RN, CHTP; Briggs, Tami MPH, CHP; Fehrer, Amy MPH; Wax, Gary RN, MPH, CPHQ

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This study examined the concomitant use of 2 complementary and alternative medicine modalities, Healing Harp and Healing Touch, to reduce pain, anxiety, and nausea in the postoperative patient population. The results demonstrate the effectiveness of using concomitant Healing Touch and Healing Harp to significantly reduce moderate to severe pain and anxiety in this patient population. Further research is warranted.

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