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Massage effects on Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

1. Patients with acute myelogenous leukemia frequently present with fatigue, hemorrhage, fever, anemia, bruising, lymphadenopathy, and infections which generally lead to immediate and aggressive medical treatment.

A. True B. False

2. What type of massage was utilized in this study?

A. Deep Tissue B. Lymph drainage C. Tapotment D. Swedish massage

3. What was the frequency of massages provided for this study?

A. One massage per week for 5 weeks B. Two massages per week for 6 weeks C. Three massages per week for 7 weeks D. Three massages per week for 5 weeks

4. The BOLTC-QLQ-C30 reflects the multidimensionality of the health-related quality of life (HQoL) construct for patients with cancer and is one of the most widely used and validated measures of HQoL for these patients.

A. True B. False

5. Overall the participants indicated that the massages did all of the following EXCEPT?

A. Increased comfort B. Decreased pain C. Reduced stress D. Increased relaxation


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