Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice / Edition 2

Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice / Edition 2

by Barbara Montgomery Dossey, Leslie G. Kolkmeier, Lynn Keagan, Cathie E. Guzzetta
     
 

Therapeutic touch. Massage. Relaxation. Guided imagery. Music. Today a growing number of nurses are using the best of the ancient healing arts to complement traditional medical techniques - with exciting results! You, too, can bring these powerful yet safe techniques into your work with patients with the new edition of the classic Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for… See more details below

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Therapeutic touch. Massage. Relaxation. Guided imagery. Music. Today a growing number of nurses are using the best of the ancient healing arts to complement traditional medical techniques - with exciting results! You, too, can bring these powerful yet safe techniques into your work with patients with the new edition of the classic Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice. This dynamic new guide shows you how to develop your innate capacities as a healer...and employ a full range of holistic modalities for healing the whole patient. Today, the demand for alternative therapies is great. With the help of this inspiring handbook, you can bridge the gap between these therapies and traditional medicine - with an approach that integrates caring and healing into nursing practice. This timely guidance will help nurses assume a leading role in shaping the future of health care...and return nursing to its roots as a true healing profession.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834205741
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
721
Product dimensions:
6.11(w) x 9.03(h) x 1.45(d)

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Table of Contents

Contents: FOUNDATIONS FOR HEALING AND HOLISM
• Holistic Nursing Practice
• Dynamics of Healing and the Transpersonal Self
• Nurse As Healer
• The Psychophysiology of Bodymind Healing
• THEORY AND PRACTICE OF HOLISTIC NURSING
• The Psychophysiology of Bodymind Healing Exploring the Process of Change
• Holistic Ethics
• Holistic Approach to the Nursing Process
• Nursing Research and Holistic Implications
• MAXIMIZING HUMAN POTENTIAL
• Self-Assessments: Facilitating Healing in Self and Others
• Cognitive Therapy
• Nutrition, Exercise and Movement: Nourishing the Bodymind
• Environment: Protecting our Personal and Planetary Home
• Play and Laughter: Moving toward Harmony
• Self-Reflection: Consulting the Truth Within Relationships: Learning the Patterns and Processes
• Sexual Abuse: Healing the Wounds
• Peaceful Dying and Death
• LIFESTYLE ALTERATION
• Weight Management: Eating More, Weighing Less
• Smoking Cessation: Breathing Free
• Overcoming Addictions: Recovery through Life
• HOLISTIC NURSING INTERVENTIONS
• Touch: Connecting with the Healing Power
• Relaxation: Opening the Door to Change
• Imagery: Awakening the Inner Healer
• Music Therapy: Hearing the Melody of the Soul

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