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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Effects of Reiki on Autonomic Activity Early After Acute Coronary Syndrome

Rachel S.C. Friedman, Matthew M. Burg, Pamela Miles, Forrester Lee, and Rachel Lampert
This information is current as of September 11, 2010
http://content.onlinejacc.org/cgi/content/full/56/12/995
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The online version of this article, along with updated information and services, is
http://content.onlinejacc.org/cgi/content/full/56/12/995


http://reikiinmedicine.org/pdf/jacc.pdf



Further, this study demonstrates that Reiki treatment is safe and feasible in the acute-care setting. There were no adverse events, and none were previously reported (5). The treatments were provided by Reiki-trained nurses working on cardiac units. This suggests that Reiki can be incorporated into standard hospital care to provide therapeutic benefit without additional cost or disruption of the nurses' workday.

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