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April 13, 2009

Acupressure Eases Radiation Nausea in Cancer Patients

In the recent release of the Journal of Pain and Symptom management,
acupressure wristbands reduced nausea for cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy.

Patients wearing the special wristbands had a 23.8% reduction in self-reported nausea compared with 4.8% among those who received usual care (P=0.01).

News: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, April 2009

Posted by mpence at April 13, 2009 12:18 AM