Distant Healing of Surgical Wounds

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Distant Healing of Surgical Wounds

An Exploratory Study

Distant healing intention (DHI) is one of the most common complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) healing modalities, but clinical trials to date have provided ambivalent support for its efficacyDistant Healing of Surgical Wounds: An Exploratory Study. To examine 2 potential variables – expectation and belief – we explored the effects of DHI on objective and psychosocial measures associated with surgical wounds in 72 women undergoing plastic surgery.

Schlitz M, Hopf H, Eskenazi L, Vieten C, Radin D. Explore. 2012 Jul-Aug;8(4):223-230.

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