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Acupuncture and Reiki as a Prevention Strategy of Burnout and Occupational Stress in Oncology


  • Manuela Santos
  • Ângela Bernardo

    (Nurse of Oncology Day Care of Hospital Center of Vila Nova de Gaia(CHVNG/E), Portugal))

  • Ana Joaquim

    (Medical Doctor of Medical Oncology Department of CHVNG/E, Portugal)

  • Henrique Coelho

    (Medical Doctor of Clinical Hematology Department of CHVNG/E, Portugal)

  • Rui Gomes

    (Assistant Professor in Psychology School of University of Minho, Portugal)


Burnout is a professional syndrome associated with stress caused by overwork and is highly prevalent in healthcare professionals working with cancer patients.

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  • Manuela Santos & Ângela Bernardo & Ana Joaquim & Henrique Coelho & Rui Gomes, 2018. "Acupuncture and Reiki as a Prevention Strategy of Burnout and Occupational Stress in Oncology," Open Access Journal of Oncology and Medicine, Lupine Publishers, LLC, vol. 1(3), pages 68-70, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:abr:joajom:v:1:y:2018:i:3:p:68-70
    DOI: 10.32474/OAJOM.2018.01.000116

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