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Effects of Therapeutic Touch to Reduce Anxiety As a Complementary Therapy: A Systematic Review

Untung Sujianto, Andrew Johan
Published: 9 October 2019

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Keywords: anxiety / fatigue / https / Therapeutic Touch / patients with cancer / Undergoing / Complementary and Alternative / Nursing Journal

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