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Hodgson, N. and Anderson, S. (2008). The clinical efficacy of reflexology in nursing home residents with dementia.  Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Vol 14(3). Pp.269-276.

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Kolbacha, K., Dowd, T.,  Steiner, R. & Mitzel, A. (2004). Efficacy of hand massage for enhancing the comfort of hospice patients.  Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing.  Vol 6 (2), p. 91-102.

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Stephenson,N.,  Swanson,M.,  Dalton, J.,  Keefe, F.  & Engelke, M. (2007). Partner-delivered reflexology: Effects on cancer pain and anxiety.  Oncology Nursing Forum, Vol. 34(1). p. 127-132.

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Wyatt, G.,  Sikorskii,A.,  Siddiqi, A. and Given, C.W. ( 2007). Feasibility of a reflexology and guided imagery intervention during chemotherapy: Results of a quasi-experimental study.  Oncology Nursing Forum.  Vol. 34(3). p. 635-642.

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