The use of selected energy touch modalities as supportive nursing interventions: are we there yet?Holist Nurs Pract. 2006 Jul-Aug; 20(4):191-6.HN
There is growing interest among nurses in complementary therapies that are noninvasive, do not rely on expensive technology, and are holistic in focus. Besides the use of therapeutic touch, nurses are exploring other energy touch therapies, such as Reiki. This article examines the status of selected energy therapies and progress made toward nursing intervention utilization, including recommendations for nursing education applicable for 21st-century nursing practice.