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Completed Research Studies

  • The BraveNet prospective observational study on integrative medicine treatment approaches for pain
    Authors: D. Abrams, R. Dolor, R. Roberts, C. Pechura, J. Dusek, S. Amoils, S. Amoils, K. Barrows, J.S. Edman, J. Frye, E. Guarneri, B.Kligler, D. Monti, M. Spar and R.Q. Wolever
    Notes: Healing Touch is one of the modalities used in the BraveNet project
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  • A Pilot Study of Healing Touch and Progressive Relaxation for Chronic Neuropathic Pain in Persons With Spinal Cord Injury
    Authors: D. Wardell, D.H. Rintala, Z. Duan and G. Tan
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  • A Pilot Study of a Bio-Field Therapy for Chronic Neuropathic Pain in Spinal Cord Injury
    Principal Investigator: Diane Wind Wardell, PhD, RNC, HNC, CHTP, University of Texas
    Co-Investigators: Gabriel Tan, PhD, Diana Rintala, PhD, and Zhigang Duan MD,MS
    Published Date: December 2006
    Published by: Journal of Holistic Nursing, Volume 24 Number 4, December 2006 231-240
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Current Research Studies/Clinical Trials

  • Healing Touch and Health-Related Quality of Life in Women With Breast Cancer Receiving Radiation Therapy
    Principal Investigator: Lisa L Schnepper, MSN, PhD (c), University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
    Start Date: January 2008
    Study Sponsor: University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
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Other Related Articles

  • Healing Touch Augments Radiation Therapy
    Authors: Joan Engebretson DrPH, AHN-BC, RNa and Diane Wind Wardell PhD, RNC
    Published by: Originally published in Nursing Clinics of North America, Volume 42, Issue 2, June 2007, Pages 243-259
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