Baldwin (2017) Effects of Reiki on pain, anxiety, and blood pressure in patients undergoing knee replacement: a pilot study.
Baldwin, A. L., Vitale, A., Brownell, E., Kryak, E., & Rand, W. (2017). Effects of Reiki on pain, anxiety, and blood pressure in patients undergoing knee replacement: a pilot study. Holistic nursing practice, 31(2), 80-89.
pain, anxiety, blood pressure
Method(s) of Analysis:
blinded, controlled pilot study
According to the article: "Of the 3 groups, Reiki, Sham Reiki, and Standard of Care, only the Reiki group showed significant reductions in pain, blood pressure, respiration rate, and state anxiety, which provides evidence for a full-scale clinical study."
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