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Volume:5 Issue:2 Number:63 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #8308
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Effect of “M technique”, guided imagery & control on pain & anxiety in joint arthroplasty

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OrthoEvidence. Effect of “M technique”, guided imagery & control on pain & anxiety in joint arthroplasty. ACE Report. 2016;5(2):63. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/8308

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Effect of Structured Touch and Guided Imagery for Pain and Anxiety in Elective Joint Replacement Patients-A Randomized Controlled Trial: M-TIJRP

Perm J. 2015 Fall;19(4):18-28.

Contributing Authors: JB Forward NE Greuter SJ Crisall HF Lester

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225 patients undergoing elective joint replacement surgery were randomized to one of three groups: one receiving "M" structured touch therapy, one receiving guided imagery therapy, or a control group receiving only standard care. The purpose of the study was to determine the effectiveness of M therapy, which involves constant light pressure accompanied by gentle stroking motions on the hands and f...

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