External Applications in Anthroposophic Nursing

Literature

A selection of basic publications. Additional special literature is cited, where available in English.

Categories:
1.    Anthroposophic Medicine
2.    Anthroposophic Nursing
3.    External Applications
          Compresses
          Rhythmical Einreibung according to Wegman/Hauschka
          Oil dispersion baths (Jungebad)
4.    Healing plants
5.    Rudolf Steiner
6.    DVDs
7.    Research

1. Anthroposophic Medicine
1.  Girke M. Internal medicine. Foundations and therapeutic concepts of Anthroposophic Medicine. 1st ed. Berlin: Salumed; 2016.
2. Schramm HM. The healing power of planetary metals in Anthroposophic and Homeopathic Medicine. Herndon: Lindisfarne Books; 2015.
3.  Sommer M. Healing plants. Herbal remedies from traditional to anthroposophical medicine. Edinburgh: Floris Books; 2014.
4.  Vademecum of anthroposophic medicines. 3rd English ed. with CD. Munich: Association of Anthroposophic Physicians in Germany; 2017.

2. Anthroposophic Nursing
1. Bentheim T. Home nursing for carers. Edinburgh: Floris Books; 2006.
2. Fingado M. Compresses and other therapeutic applications. A handbook from the Ita Wegman Clinic. Edinburgh: Floris Books; 2012.
3.  Fingado M. Rhythmic Einreibung. A handbook from Ita Wegman Klinik. Edinburgh: Floris Books; 2011.

3. External Applications
1. Fingado M. Compresses and other therapeutic applications. A handbook from the Ita Wegman Clinic. Edinburgh: Floris Books; 2012.
2. Layer M. Handbook for Rhythmical Einreibungen according to Wegman/Hauschka. Forest Row: Temple Lodge; 2006.
3. Oil Dispersion Bath Association: Verein für Öldispersionsbadetherapie nach Werner Junge: https://www.oelundwasser.de/
    -  order DVD in English and German from:    sekretariat@oelundwasser.de
    -  Link to short teaser in German:        https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=SrhR1SUuEj4/

4. Healing plants
1.  Sommer M. Healing plants. Herbal remedies from traditional to anthroposophical medicine. Edinburgh: Floris Books; 2014.

5. Rudolf Steiner Literatur
1.  Steiner R. Introducing anthroposophical medicine. Great Barrington: Steiner Books; 2011, lecture of April 5, 1920.
2.  The healing process. Spirit, nature and our bodies. Great Barrington: Steiner Books; 2011, lecture of July 21, 1924.

6. DVDs
1.  DVD on Rhythmical Einreibung according to Wegman/Hauschka by Edelgard Große-Brauckmann. Sold with the book on nursing “Anthroposophische Pflegepraxis” and presumably in German.
2.  DVD on Oil Dispersion Baths in English and German: see under 3.

7. Research/Other
1.  Fingado M. Compresses and other therapeutic applications. A handbook from the Ita Wegman Clinic. Edinburgh: Floris Books; 2012.
2.  Layer M. Handbook for Rhythmical Einreibungen according to Wegman/Hauschka. Forest Row: Temple Lodge; 2006.

Scientific Studies:

General topics/universal

1. Anthroposophic medicine: an integrative medical system originating in Europe.  Kienle GS,  Albonico HU, Baars E, Hamre HJ, Zimmermann P, Kiene H.  Glob Adv Health Med. 2013 Nov;2(6):20-31. doi: 10.7453/gahmj.2012.087.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24416705

2. Usage and cost of first-line drugs for patients referred to inpatient anthroposophic integrative care or inpatient conventional care for stress-related mental disorders--a register based study.  Sundberg T, Hussain-Alkhateeb L, Falkenberg T.  BMC Complement Altern Med. 2015 Oct 14;15:354. doi: 10.1186/s12906-015-0865-3.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26467204

3. Self-care follows from compassionate care - chronic pain patients' experience of integrative rehabilitation.  Arman M, Hök J.  Scand J Caring Sci. 2016 Jun;30(2):374-81. doi: 10.1111/scs.12258. Epub 2015 Sep 22.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26395196

4. Caring touch--patients' experiences in an anthroposophic clinical context.  Ozolins LL, Hörberg U, Dahlberg K.  Scand J Caring Sci. 2015 Dec;29(4):834-42. doi: 10.1111/scs.12242. Epub 2015 Jul 14.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26178972

5. Broken Heart Syndrome: A Typical Case.  Therkleson T, Stronach S.  J Holist Nurs. 2015  Dec;33(4):345-50. doi: 10.1177/0898010115569883. Epub 2015 Feb 11. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25673580

6. Taking an anthroposophic approach to care.  Rock BF.  Nurs N Z. 2014 Dec-2015 Jan;20(11):36. No abstract available. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25668874

7. Anthroposophical nursing.  Therkleson T.  Aust J Holist Nurs. 2005 Oct;12(2):43-50. Review.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19175263

8. External Nursing Applications in the Supportive Management of Prolonged Postoperative Ileus: Description of Interventions and Case Report.  Deckers B, von Schoen-Angerer T, Voggenreiter B, Vagedes J.  Holist Nurs Pract. 2016 Jul-Aug;30(4):216-21. doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000158.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27309410


Ginger

9. Ginger Therapy for Osteoarthritis: A Typical Case.  Therkleson T.  J Holist Nurs. 2014 Sep;32(3):232-9. doi: 10.1177/0898010113520467. Epub 2014 Jan 29.  ~http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24476702/~

10. Topical Ginger Treatment With a Compress or Patch for Osteoarthritis Symptoms.  Therkleson T.  J Holist Nurs. 2014 Sep;32(3):173-82. doi: 10.1177/0898010113512182. Epub 2013 Dec 4. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24305660

11. Ginger compress therapy for adults with osteoarthritis.  Therkleson T.  J Adv Nurs. 2010 Oct;66(10):2225-33. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2010.05355.x. Epub 2010 Jul 2.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20626491

12.Effects of a ginger extract on knee pain in patients with osteoarthritis.  Altman RD, Marcussen KC.  Arthritis Rheum. 2001 Nov;44(11):2531-8. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11710709


Rhythmical Einreibung

13. Effects of rhythmic embrocation therapy with solum oil in chronic pain patients: a prospective observational study.  Ostermann T, Blaser G, Bertram M, Michalsen A, Matthiessen PF, Kraft K.  Clin J Pain. 2008 Mar-Apr;24(3):237-43. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e3181602143.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18287830


Lavender/Rosemary

14. Lavender bath oil reduces stress and crying and enhances sleep in very young infants.  Field T, Field T, Cullen C, Largie S, Diego M, Schanberg S, Kuhn C.  Early Hum Dev. 2008 Jun;84(6):399-401. Epub 2007 Nov 28. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18053656

15. The effects of lavender (Lavendula angustifolium) baths on psychological well-being: two exploratory randomised control trials.  Morris N.  Complement Ther Med. 2002 Dec;10(4):223-8.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12594973

16. The effect of foot-bath with or without the essential oil of lavender on the autonomic nervous system: a randomized trial.  Saeki Y.  Complement Ther Med. 2000 Mar;8(1):2-7.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10812753

17. Effect of Lavender Cream with or without Foot-bath on Anxiety, Stress and Depression in Pregnancy: a Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial.  Effati-Daryani F, Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi S, Mirghafourvand M, Taghizadeh M, Mohammadi A.  J Caring Sci. 2015 Mar 1;4(1):63-73. doi: 10.5681/jcs.2015.007. eCollection 2015 Mar. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25821760

18. The effects of lavender oil inhalation on emotional states, autonomic nervous system, and brain electrical activity.  Sayorwan W, Siripornpanich V, Piriyapunyaporn T, Hongratanaworakit T, Kotchabhakdi N, Ruangrungsi N.  J Med Assoc Thai. 2012 Apr;95(4):598-606.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22612017

19. Effects of inhaled rosemary oil on subjective feelings and activities of the nervous system.  Sayorwan W, Ruangrungsi N, Piriyapunyporn T, Hongratanaworakit T, Kotchabhakdi N, Siripornpanich V.  Sci Pharm. 2013 Jun;81(2):531-42. doi: 10.3797/scipharm.1209-05. Epub 2012 Dec 23.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23833718

20. Smelling lavender and rosemary increases free radical scavenging activity and decreases cortisol level in saliva.  Atsumi T, Tonosaki K.  Psychiatry Res. 2007 Feb 28;150(1):89-96. Epub 2007 Feb 7.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17291597

21. The effects of lavender and rosemary essential oils on test-taking anxiety among graduate nursing students.  McCaffrey R, Thomas DJ, Kinzelman AO.  Holist Nurs Pract. 2009 Mar-Apr;23(2):88-93. doi: 10.1097/HNP.0b013e3181a110aa. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19258850


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