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Effect of Reiki on Symptom Management in Oncology

  • Demir, Melike (School of Health, Namik Kemal University) ;
  • Can, Gulbeyaz (Nursing Faculty, Istanbul University) ;
  • Celek, Enis (Reiki Gelisim)
  • Published : 2013.08.30

Abstract

Reiki is a form of energy therapy in which the therapist, with or without light touch, is believed to access universal energy sources that can strengthen the body's ability to heal itself, reduce inflammation, and relieve pain and stress. There is currently no licensing for Reiki nor, given its apparent low risk, is there likely to be. Reiki appears to be generally safe, and serious adverse effects have not been reported. So in this article provides coverage of how to use Reiki in oncology services.

Keywords

Reiki;oncology services;symptom management

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