“This is a superb book! Your hands can be powerful tools for healing. While our ancestors knew this well, we have forgotten. Healing Touch is a wonderful guide for re-embracing your natural healing abilities. It shows you how to use your hands to bolster the energies that are at the foundation of health.” —Donna Eden, coauthor of Energy Medicine and Energy Medicine for Women “Healing Touch is an essential piece of health education that we’ve always needed, and it includes skills we need today more than ever. Dr. Hover-Kramer is the perfect expert to teach these methods.” —Dr. David Gruder, integrative psychologist and author of The New IQ “In this book, Dorothea opens the door to many interested people who would like to learn to use their hands and hearts to facilitate healing in themselves or others. Healing Touch is enjoyable and comprehensive in its presentation, and it provides a wealth of material to guide the reader in some of the basic practices of Healing Touch.” —Cynthia Hutchison DNSc, RN, MSN, HTCP/I, Director, Healing Touch Program Healing Touch is one of the most accepted and widespread energy-healing modalities in the world. With more than a hundred hospitals in the US and Canada using energy medicine as part of their regular care, the number of people who have learned Healing Touch has surpassed 100,000, and several thousand have become certified practitioners. This practical guidebook is the first to give instruction in some of the foundational and easily learned methods in an introductory format. Presented by founding elder Dr. Dorothea Hover-Kramer, Healing Touch takes readers through 18 fundamental exercises for applying this scientifically validated energy medicine for yourself and others. Starting with the theory and research behind it, Dr. Hover-Kramer proceeds to “give us a taste of HT compassion in action,” through case studies and practices that address such key arenas as emergencies, family relationships, self-care, life transitions great and small, and perhaps most importantly, the alleviation of physical discomfort and anxiety. Learn the preliminary yet critical steps of Centering and Grounding, Magnetic Passes to restore balance to the human vibrational matrix, Laser and Ultrasound for acute pain relief, special interventions for trauma release, and much more.
Author: Marianne Matzo, PhD, APRN-CNP, FPCN, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2014-06-18
Praise for the Third Edition: "In this comprehensive textbook on palliative care nursing, editors Marianne Matzo and Deborah Witt Sherman succeed in bringing together the heart of nursing and the true meaning of palliative care with the most current evidence based practice." --GeriPal This fourth edition of a comprehensive text/reference that has been valued by students, educators, and practicing nurses for many years, Palliative Care Nursing continues to reflect the fundamental hospice and palliative care nursing competencies---both basic and advanced--that are essential for effective and empathetic care of patients and families. This new edition reflects the tremendous growth of this vital discipline into the mainstream of health care and focuses on palliative care that is responsive to the demand for health care reform in America and globally. It provides the knowledge, scientific evidence, and skills needed by nurses to address the complex physical, emotional, social, sexual, and spiritual needs of patients and families within the context of a changing health care delivery system. With a focus on inter-professional collaboration, the book emphasizes the value of complementary, holistic models in promoting health and wholeness across the illness trajectory, even as death approaches. The book is edited by Project on Death in America Faculty Scholars, who have worked to develop, implement, and evaluate nursing initiatives in palliative care in the U.S. and internationally. With a focus on both quality of life and economic imperatives, interdisciplinary authors describe the management of specific diseases and related physical and psychological symptoms, and care of patients during the dying process. They cover assessment of key symptoms and pharmacological, non-pharmacological, and complementary interventions. Taking a life-span approach, the book includes age-appropriate nursing considerations. Key points at the beginning of each chapter and callouts containing evidenced-based information highlight best practices. The text also examines relevant legal, ethical, and cultural considerations and offers case studies with conclusions in each clinical chapter. New to the Fourth Edition: Thoroughly revised and expanded Three new chapters addressing palliative care amidst health care reform, rehabilitation in chronic or serious illness, and post-traumatic stress disorder A conceptual framework table in each chapter identifying the National Quality Forum Domains of Palliative Care and Basic and Advanced Palliative Care and Hospice Nursing Competencies Updated evidence-based callouts that review the highest-quality studies
Author: Marianne Matzo
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2014-06-18
This fourth edition of a comprehensive text/reference that has been valued by students, educators, and practicing nurses for many years, Palliative Care Nursing continues to reflect the fundamental basic and advanced hospice and palliative care nursing competencies that are required for effective and empathetic care of patients and families. This new edition focuses on palliative care that is responsive to the demand for health care reform in America and globally. It provides the knowledge, scientific evidence, and skills needed by nurses to address the complex physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of patients and families within the context of a changing health care delivery system. With a focus on interprofessional collaboration, the book emphasizes the value of complementary, holistic models in promoting health, wholeness, and wellness across the illness trajectory, even as death approaches.
Acupressure involves fingers to add pressure to areas of the body. A pamphlet will help by showing those who want to learn how to do the procedure where to place the fingers and the areas where acupressure shouldn't be used. Information is available about how long the pressure should be held and the benefits of using acupressure. There are also some people who shouldn't use the treatment because of health concerns, and a pamphlet would go into more detail with this information.
Natural healing for pets has emerged into the mainstream—veterinarians across the nation are now providing acupuncture, chiropractic, and other alternative methods. With Energy Healing for Animals, acclaimed animal communicator Joan Ranquet offers an essential guide for anyone seeking to enhance their pet’s health, longevity, and quality of life—and deepen their bond with a beloved companion. “Animals are so receptive to healing energy,” explains Joan, “that they’re often easier to work with than our fellow humans. In this engaging do-it-yourself pet therapy resource, this gifted healer offers a broad spectrum of guidance and tools to help our animal companions with behavior issues, pain relief, anxiety, and overall well-being. Here she presents practical instruction in pet Reiki, massage, feng shui, chakra systems, acupressure, Healing Touch, and much more—including breed-specific guidance for cats and dogs.
Author: Dolores Krieger
Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
Release Date: 1993-04
Genre: Health & Fitness
The co-developer of Therapeutic Touch encourages us to acknowledge our own innate healing abilities and provides experiential exercises to teach the basic techniques of this widely used healing modality.
Author: Jane Jackson
Release Date: 1980
Genre: Information services
Intended as a resource in itself and as a guide to other sources of information for nurses in all fields. Arranged into sections according to subject matter. Each section is subdivided into a clinical data component, followed by information on resources for each topic, e.g. agencies, films, and periodicals. Subject index. Published 1980.
Author: Bonnie J. Horrigan
Release Date: 2003
InnoVision Communications, Encinitas, CA. Text cites interviews and encounters with healers and therapists working in complementary, alternative, and integrative medicine. Discusses spirituality and its role in healing, present and future trends in complementary medicine, and possible integration where conventional and complementary medicine can be merged. (Product description).
In this book, the author explains the importance of knowing about our emotions in depth and shows you pratical ways to: 1. Learn to let go of negative patterns. 2. Know what emotions are. 3. Understand why they exist. 4. Learn how emotions operate. 5. Find ways to heal emotions. 6. Function successfully. 7. Accept and experience the full range of your emotions.