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The following are articles I have written and shared with the nursing community. If you enjoy an article please leave a comment and tell me what you think.

Bringing Massage Therapy Back into Nursing

It was at one time, a standard of practice in nursing to provide patients with the comforts of massage. This allowed nurses time with the patient, satisfying the need for touch and allowing the patient the ability to heal themselves. Unfortunately with all increase in technology, the need for extra charting for fear of lawsuits and a nursing shortage, this has led massage to fall to the wayside and is no longer a part of our nursing curriculum or daily patient care. Approximately 1 in 4... Read More →



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