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A systematic review of nonpharmacologic adjunctive therapies for symptom management in children with

25 May
Jennifer Rheingans at the College of Nursing of the University of South Florida in Sarasota reviewed the literature on symptom management using non-pharmacologic adjunctive therapies for children with cancer. This review specifically mentions acupuncture and guided imagery as therapies that offer a potential source of assistance for children with unrelenting pain, nausea, or other unpleasant symptoms due to cancer treatment.

Citation: Rheingans JI. A systematic review of nonpharmacologic adjunctive therapies for symptom management in children with cancer. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing. 2007 Mar-Apr; 24 (2): pages 81-94. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Belleruth Naparstek

Psychotherapist, author and guided imagery pioneer Belleruth Naparstek is the creator of the popular Health Journeys guided imagery audio series. Her latest book on imagery and posttraumatic stress, Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal (Bantam Dell), won the Spirituality & Health Top 50 Books Award