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 NURSING PRACTISES
Year : 2006  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 71--76

"Special foot massage" as a complimentary therapy in palliative care


Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Vijaya Puthusseril
Medical Mission Sisters, Collectorate P.O, Kottayam - 686 002, Kerala
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1075.30249

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Terminal illness often throws up challenges that conventional treatments fail to address satisfactorily. Complimentary therapies such as foot massages are being rediscovered for their particular benefits in palliative care. This article includes a brief description of the process and discusses the author's experience with it's use.






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