The Effect of Lavender Aroma on Anxiety of Patients Having Bone Marrow Biopsy.

This study was performed on 80 patients referred to Vali-e-Asr Hospital for bone marrow biopsy. Samples were selected by convenience method and were assigned into intervention and control groups using randomized blocks of 4. Random sequence was generated by RAS software. Several drops of distilled water on a cotton ball was used in the control group and same amount of lavender essential oil on a cotton ball was used in the intervention group. Then, participants in both groups were asked to smell the cotton ball for 15 minutes and then, their anxiety level was measured immediately. The results were analyzed by SPSS software version 25 using covariance analysis and rank regression. RESULTS: The results showed that, the mean scores of anxiety in the control and intervention groups were 6.3 ± 1.92 and 3.75 ± 1.05, respectively. There was a significant difference (p
Source: Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Asian Pac J Cancer Prev Source Type: research

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Conclusion: We suggest physicians screen lung cancer patients at working age (broadly aged ≤65 years) and/or who report increased pain at the time of diagnosis as they might be at particular risk for emotional, physical, and financial problems. Our results emphasize to address emotional and physical needs before and during early treatment in lung cancer patients as suggested in integrative and supportive cancer concepts. PMID: 32454866 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Take advantage of this simple activity. Although it is one of the best and most underrated forms of exercise, there are many benefits to walking. It is a low-impact sport compared to running, and is especially healthy for your heart, lung, and body metabolism. At the same time, walking improves your mood, memory, and posture. More importantly, you can do it anywhere and it won’t cost you a thing, unlike going to the gym. But walking can also be so much more than merely a physical exercise. 10 Reasons to Exercise That Improve Your Body and Mind — and Why It Has Nothing to Do With Your Physical Appearance How an...
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Condition:   Cancer Intervention:   Other: Survey to assess Post traumatic stress and anxiety at inclusion and 6 months later Sponsor:   Institut Paoli-Calmettes Not yet recruiting
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In the five years after treatment, women with a history of ductal carcinoma...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Who gets breast cancer treatment during a pandemic? Sentinel lymph node biopsy unnecessary for DCIS Does imaging modality influence DCIS recurrence? Preop breast MRI improves DCIS surgical planning
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Psychologists say anxiety and uncertainty prompt irrational decisions — like turning down a transplant when an organ becomes available.
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Condition:   Cancer Intervention:   Other: Survey to assess Post traumatic stress and anxiety at inclusion and 6 months later Sponsor:   Institut Paoli-Calmettes Not yet recruiting
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CONCLUSION: Cancers have utility in assessing heritability, but a low prevalence and lack of diagnostic data rules this out. Psychological conditions may be heritable, but the techniques to assess this are still developing. Chromosomal damage in veterans and offspring can be detected, but with present knowledge cannot explain health outcomes. Future work should assemble a veteran and family register with linkage to routine data-sets. Veterans and offspring should be encouraged to seek support. PMID: 32438378 [PubMed - in process]
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Conclusion: Comfort levels declined after chemotherapy until the third week of treatment. Anxiety, fatigue and distress symptoms varied across the four time points of chemotherapy from isolation to return to the non-isolated ward. Health care professionals should be aware of psychological symptoms when patients are in isolation rooms, and interventions for promoting a humanized environment, quality of life, and comfort should be considered and provided along with the treatment stages of chemotherapy.
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This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The post Why More Must be Done to Fight Bogus COVID-19 Cure Claims appeared first on Inter Press Service.
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