ISBN 9780763726140,Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice

Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice




Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9780763726140

ISBN-10 0763726141


Number of Pages 728 Pages
Language (English)

Medicine: general issues

Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice, Third Edition is for all nurses who are interested in gaining in-depth knowledge of holistic nursing. Learn how to: Use safe, cost-effective holistic nursing interventions to complement medical and surgical techniques; Understand the art and science of nursing healing; Nuture the whole patient-physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually; Facilitate healing in yourself to become a more effective nurse healer; Apply modalities such as self-assessments, relaxation, imagery, biofeedback, meditation, hypnosis, therapeutic touch, music, and more. With ample use of case studies, step-by-step techniques, and practical tools incorporating an overall vision of holistic healing, this vital handbook gives you a firm theoretical foundation and skills for applying new holistic caring modalities. For nurses in all settings- critical care, home health, clinic, and classroom-this exciting and challenging handbook will inspire you to adopt a holistic approach to your work with patients and to your daily life-strengthening body, mind, and spirit to help yourself and those you care for to reach full human potential.