FEATURESThe Effect of Auricular Acupressure on Sleep Disturbance Among Patients With Leukemia A Feasibility StudyLiu, Xiao-Rong PhD, ANP-BC; Rana, Nicole DNP, PhD, RN; Wong, Ng-Shin MSN, ACNS-BC; James, Chabu PhD; Lu, Jue MSN, RN, ACNS-BC; Xu, Xiao MSN, RN, ACNS-BCAuthor Information Department of Hematology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Soochow, China (Drs Liu and Rana and Ms Wong); School of Health and Biomedical Sciences, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia (Dr Rana and Ms Wong); Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota (Dr James); School of Nursing, Changzhou University, Changzhou, China (Ms Lu and Mr Xu); and Faculty of Health and Welfare, Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Pori, Finland (Ms Lu). Correspondence: Jue Lu, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, and Xiao Xu, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, School of Nursing, Changzhou University, GeHu Rd 1, WuJin District, Changzhou 213000, China (firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com). Jue Lu and Xiao Xu are co-corresponding authors for this article.The authors thank all participants for their participation in the study.The authors declare no competing interests. Holistic Nursing Practice: March/April 2020 - Volume 34 - Issue 2 - p 103-112 doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000372 Buy Metrics Abstract Auricular acupressure (AA) is widely used in East Asia and Europe to manage patients with sleep disturbance. This feasibility study was performed to demonstrate the potential of AA for sleep disturbance in patients with leukemia. Thirty-two patients with leukemia with poor sleep quality received AA 3 times a day for a total of 4 weeks. The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) was used to assess sleep quality at baseline, at a 2-week intervention, and after a 4-week intervention. Compared with baseline scores, PSQI scores and the use of sleep medicine were significantly improved at week 2 and week 4 (P < .05). As a potential safety therapy, AA could be an alternative or complementary intervention to improve sleep quality for patients with leukemia with sleep disturbance. © 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.