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Theories and Models.
Kreitzer, M.J. (2015). Integrative nursing: Application of principles across clinical settings. Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal. 6 (2), 1-8. Doi:10.5041/RMMJ.10200.
James, K. M. (2010). Incorporating Complexity Science Theory into nursing curricula. Creative Nursing. 16 (3), 137-142. Doi:10.1891/1078-4518.104.22.168 [enter password provided by your instructor].
Malaguti-Boyle, M. (2015). Whole-system approach and evidence-based medicine research models: Are these two systems irreconcilable. JATMS2015. 21 (4), 234-240.
Elements of Spirituality
Veloza-Gomez M., Munoz de Rodriguez, L., Guevara-Armenta, C., & Mesa-Rodriguez, S. (2017). The importance of spiritual care in nursing practice. Journal of Holistic Nursing. 35 (2), 118-131. [enter password provided by your instructor].
Giske, T. & Cone, P.H. (2015). Discerning the healing path – how nurses assist patient spirituality in diverse health care settings. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 24, 2926-2935. [enter password provided by your instructor].
Jamison, T. & Grohman, E. (2015). Energy medicine: A complimentary modality in nursing. Quality in Primary Care. 23 (4), 189-191.
Touch and Hand-Mediated Therapies
Anderson J. G., Friesen, M., Fabian, J., Swengros, D., Herbst, A., Mangione, L., (2016). Examination of the perceptions of Registered Nurses regarding the use of Healing Touch in the acute care setting. Journal of Holistic Nursing. 34 (2), 167-176. [enter pasword provided by your instructor].
Haesler, E. (2016). Evidence summary: Managing lymphedema: Complex lymphedema therapy. Wound Practice & Research: Journal of the Australian Wound Management Association. 24 (2), 121-124.
Aromatherapy, Herbs and Dietary Considerations
Tavakoli, J., Miar, S., Zadehzare, M.M., Akbari, H. (2012). Evaluation of effectiveness of herbal medication in cancer care: A review study. Iranian Journal of Cancer Prevention. 5 (3), 144-156
Impact of Environmental Toxins
Anaker, A. & Elf, M. (2014). Sustainability in nursing: A concept analysis. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. 28, 381-389. Doi: 10.1111/scs.12121
Review of Evidence-based Practices Related to Alternative Therapies
Varker, K. A., Ansel, A., Aukerman, G. & Carson, W. W. (2012). Review pilot study on nutrigenomic intervention in patients with advanced cancer. Alternative therapies. 18 (2), 26-34.
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