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dc.contributor.authorGunnarsdottir, Thora Jenny
dc.contributor.authorVilhjalmsson, Runar
dc.contributor.authorHjaltadottir, Ingibjorg
dc.date.accessioned2018-08-29T11:50:44Z
dc.date.available2018-08-29T11:50:44Z
dc.date.issued2018-08-01
dc.date.submitted2018-08
dc.identifier.citationComplement Ther Clin Pract. 2018 Aug;32:65-69en_US
dc.identifier.issn1873-6947
dc.identifier.pmid30057061
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.ctcp.2018.05.006
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2336/620672
dc.descriptionTo access publisher's full text version of this article, please click on the hyperlink in Additional Links field or click on the hyperlink at the top of the page marked Filesen_US
dc.description.abstractComplementary therapies may have positive effect on residents in nursing homes. The aim of this research was to investigate what kind of complementary therapies are provided in Icelandic nursing homes and who are the providers. Also whether the nursing homes need assistance to support the use of such therapies. A questionnaire was mailed to all the nursing homes in Iceland (N = 59). Total of forty-five nursing homes replied or 76% response rate. Registered nurses and licenced practical did most of the planning and provision of complementary therapies. The most common therapies were: heat packs, physical exercise and massage. Managers would like to have more knowledge and support in providing complementary therapies. The use of some complementary therapies is common in Icelandic nursing homes. More knowledge is needed to support the use of CT in Icelandic nursing homes.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipThe Icelandic Nurse's Association University of Iceland Research Funden_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherElsevieren_US
dc.relation.urlhttps://reader.elsevier.com/reader/sd/9BEB494636E23FA3F21C46C98CD88EABDB5100B161A30EEC07E66694557D2A4DEB27BC5C55CD2341E02EA248C23C1FB5en_US
dc.subjectComplementary therapiesen_US
dc.subjectNursing homesen_US
dc.subjectOld peopleen_US
dc.subjectResidentsen_US
dc.subjectNáttúrulækningaren_US
dc.subjectHjúkrunarheimilien_US
dc.subject.meshComplementary Therapiesen_US
dc.subject.meshNursing Homesen_US
dc.subject.otheren_US
dc.titleUse of complementary therapies in nursing homes: Descriptive study.en_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.contributor.department1 Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Iceland. Electronic address: thoraj@hi.is. 2 Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Iceland. Electronic address: runarv@hi.is. 3 Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Iceland; National University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland. Electronic address: ingihj@hi.is.en_US
dc.identifier.journalComplementary therapies in clinical practiceen_US
dc.rights.accessNational Consortium - Landsaðganguren_US
dc.departmentcodeOLD12
dc.source.journaltitleComplementary therapies in clinical practice
refterms.dateFOA2018-08-29T11:50:44Z


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