The effects of Reiki and back massage on women's pain and vital signs post-abdominal hysterectomy: A randomized controlled trial The Effects of Reiki and Back Massage on Women's Pain and Vital Signs


Utli H., YAĞMUR Y.

EXPLORE-THE JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND HEALING, vol.18, no.4, pp.467-474, 2022 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.explore.2021.07.004
  • Title of Journal : EXPLORE-THE JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND HEALING
  • Page Numbers: pp.467-474
  • Keywords: Back massage, Hysterectomy, Pain, Reiki, Vital signs, ANXIETY, MANAGEMENT, THERAPY

Abstract

Background: Using Reiki and back massage to support pharmacological treatments is increasingly common in nursing. This study aimed to determine the effects of Reiki and back massage on pain, analgesic use, and vital signs among women who had undergone an open abdominal hysterectomy.