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Complementary therapy and cardiac surgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9645626     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Mind-body techniques and complementary care may assist people who are undergoing surgery and those recovering from cardiac surgery to cope with the event, the process of recovery, and accompanying lifestyle changes. These approaches can provide cardiac patients with nonpharmacologic tools that may prevent further coronary artery disease and the development of dysrhythmias. The Complementary Care Center at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center was developed to clinically apply and research the use of nonallopathic, complementary modalities with patients receiving care at the medical center, including those undergoing cardiac surgery.
J Whitworth; A Burkhardt; M Oz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of cardiovascular nursing     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0889-4655     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Nurs     Publication Date:  1998 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-09-01     Completed Date:  1998-09-01     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703516     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  87-94     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
Department of Complementary Medicine Services, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adaptation, Psychological*
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / rehabilitation*
Complementary Therapies*
Erratum In:
2000 Apr;14(3):viii
J Cardiovasc Nurs 1999 Jul;13(4):vi

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