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This study is assessing the efficacy of Healing Touch on patients receiving Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting at St. Cloud Hospital. A single previous research study determined Healing Touch, when added to standard nursing care, can significantly reduce anxiety and length of stay in patients undergoing CABG procedures.
Healing touch, CABG, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, Alternative Therapies, Psychological stress, Energy therapy
Klein, Bridget; Skillings, Kirsten; Wilson, Roxanne PhD, RN; Sowada, Kathleen; Jahn, Teresa; and Thoma, Jessica, "Clinical Research: Evaluation of Healing Touch's Effect on Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) Recovery, a Randomized Study" (2018). Nursing Posters. 79.