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Teaching culturally appropriate therapeutic touch to nursing students in the sultanate of oman: reflections on observations and experiences with muslim patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23211388     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Therapeutic touch (TT) is a valid nursing intervention but some patients feel uncomfortable with it because of personal beliefs. This commentary presents observations and experiences of the use of TT during care of Muslim patients in the Sultanate of Oman. There is need to teach nursing students deliberate steps when considering its use in Muslim patients because they increase acceptability and implementation in a culturally sensitive manner.
Authors:
Joshua Kanaabi Muliira; Rhoda Suubi Muliira
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Holistic nursing practice     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1550-5138     ISO Abbreviation:  Holist Nurs Pract     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8702105     Medline TA:  Holist Nurs Pract     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  45-8     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Department of Adult Health and Critical Care (Dr Kanaabi Muliira) and Department of Maternal and Child Health (Ms Suubi Muliira), College of Nursing, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman.
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