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Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice / Edition 3

An Official Publication of the American Holistic Nurses' Association. With today's emphasis on wellness, nurses are in a new and unique position. Never before has health care been so ready for nurses to lead the way in using contemporary and ancient techniques to complement traditional medicine in healing the whole person. The new third edition of the acclaimed Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice outlines a comprehensive blueprint for nurse healers in the 21st century. It's an absolute essential for any nurse who wants to develop new therapeutic skills and intuitive techniques to act as a true instrument of healing.


  • Holistic Nurses
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Hospice Nurses
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurses
  • Nurse Researchers


  • Use safe, cost-effective holistic nursing interventions to complement medical and surgical techniques
  • Understand the art and science of nurse healing
  • Nurture the whole patient-physically, mentally, socially, emotionally, and spiritually
  • Facilitate healing in yourself to become a more effective nurse healer
  • Apply modalities such as self-assessments, relaxation, imagery, biofeedback, meditation, hypnosis, therapeutic touch, music, spiritual healing, and more
  • Second Edition was an AJN Book of the Year Winner.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780834216297
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 08/01/1999
Edition description: 3RD
Pages: 812
Product dimensions: 6.95(w) x 9.97(h) x 1.66(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Holistic Philosophy and Education * Holistic Ethics, Theories and Research * Holistic Nurse Self-Care * Holistic Communication, Therapeutic Environment, and Cultural Diversity * Holistic Caring Process

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