Aromatherapy Massage for Neuropathic Pain and Quality of Life in Diabetic Patients


GÖK METİN Z., Donmez A. A. , İZGÜ N., ÖZDEMİR L., Arslan I. E.

JOURNAL OF NURSING SCHOLARSHIP, vol.49, no.4, pp.379-388, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jnu.12300
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.379-388
  • Keywords: Aromatherapy, massage, neuropathic pain, painful diabetic neuropathy, quality of life, randomized trial, PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY, DOUBLE-BLIND, MATRICARIA-CHAMOMILLA, REHABILITATION, COMPLEMENTARY, PREVALENCE, VALIDATION, MANAGEMENT, MEDICINE, EXTRACTS

Abstract

Purpose: This study aimed to examine the effects of aromatherapy massage on neuropathic pain severity and quality of life (QoL) in patients suffering from painful diabetic neuropathy.