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Impact of complementary therapies via mobile technologies on Icelandic same day surgical patients’ reports of anxiety, pain and self-efficacy in healing

Impact of complementary therapies via mobile technologies on Icelandic same day surgical patients’ reports of anxiety, pain and self-efficacy in healing. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013;192:1165. Hansen M.M. School of Nursing and Health Professions, University of San Francisco. Complementary and Alternative Therapies (CAT) are increasingly being utilized in conjunction with conventional medicine. Health Information Technology […]

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Randomized clinical trial of musical distraction with and without headphones for adolescents’ immunization pain

Randomized clinical trial of musical distraction with and without headphones for adolescents’ immunization pain. Kristjánsdóttir, Ó. & Kristjánsdóttir, G. (2011). Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences,  25, 19-26. Distraction has shown to be a helpful pain intervention for children; however, few investigations have studied the effectiveness of this method with adolescents. The aim of this study […]

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The case for causal influences of action videogame play upon vision and attention

The case for causal influences of action videogame play upon vision and attention. No longitudinal studies on videogame training exist, but these may be required to provide conclusive answers about any benefits of videogame training and any interaction with preexisting differences. Suggestions for methodological improvement are made here, including recommendations for longitudinal studies. Such studies […]

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The effects of 6 months’ multimodal training on functional performance, strength, endurance, and body mass index of older individuals

The effects of 6 months’ multimodal training on functional performance, strength, endurance, and body mass index of older individuals. Are the benefits of multimodal training similar among women and men?. Multimodal training intervention has positive effects on physical performance in older individuals, the sexes respond similarly to the training and retain achieved improvement for at […]

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