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FERNANDES, Angela Cristina Puzzi and NAGAY, Silvana Capelleti. Therapeutic touch - nonverbal communication: use in worker’s health clinic. In Proceedings of the 8. Brazilian Nursing Communication Symposium, 2002, San Pablo (SP, Brazil) [online]. 2002 [cited 20 May 2013]. Available from: <http://www.proceedings.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=MSC0000000052002000200021&lng=en&nrm=iso> .
This study was realized at a worker’s health clinic of a high tech company located in the interior of São Paulo State. The authors surveyed profiles and diseases found among employees submitted to the therapeutic touch (Krieger-Kunz Method). The sample consisted of 38 employees. Data were collected from January to October 2001, through nursing consultations, including medical guidance, or spontaneous demand, apart from medical file data. This study aimed to study the implantation of therapeutic touch (Krieger-Kunz Method) as a nursing activity at a worker’s health clinic.
Keywords : therapeutic touch; alternative therapies; nursing; worker’s health.