Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Hospice: The National Home and Hospice Care Survey: United States, 2007 by Anita Bercovitz, Manisha Sengupta | | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Hospice: The National Home and Hospice Care Survey: United States, 2007

Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Hospice: The National Home and Hospice Care Survey: United States, 2007

by Anita Bercovitz, Manisha Sengupta
     
 
The use of complementary and alternative therapies (CAT)—products and practices not part of standard care (1)—is widespread, with a 2007 survey noting that almost 40% of noninstitutionalized U.S. adults used some form of CAT in the previous 12 months. (2) CAT is commonly used by persons with cancer and other chronic conditions (3–6). A primary

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The use of complementary and alternative therapies (CAT)—products and practices not part of standard care (1)—is widespread, with a 2007 survey noting that almost 40% of noninstitutionalized U.S. adults used some form of CAT in the previous 12 months. (2) CAT is commonly used by persons with cancer and other chronic conditions (3–6). A primary focus of both CAT and end-of-life hospice care is to provide comfort and alleviate pain and symptoms such as dyspnea or anxiety.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013542921
Publisher:
The Delano Max Wealth Institute, LLC.
Publication date:
11/26/2011
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NOOK Book
File size:
72 KB

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