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Intervention Protocol

Manual healing methods including massage and reflexology for pain management in labour

  1. Caroline A Smith1,*,
  2. Kate M Levett1,
  3. Carmel T Collins2,
  4. Leanne Jones3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 7 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009290


How to Cite

Smith CA, Levett KM, Collins CT, Jones L. Manual healing methods including massage and reflexology for pain management in labour (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD009290. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009290.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Western Sydney, Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Penrith South DC, New South Wales, Australia

  2. 2

    Women's and Children's Health Research Institute, Flinders Medical Centre and Women's and Children's Hospital; Discipline of Paediatrics, The University of Adelaide, Child Nutrition Research Centre, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia

  3. 3

    The University of Liverpool, Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Liverpool, UK

*Caroline A Smith, Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC, New South Wales, 2751, Australia. caroline.smith@uws.edu.au.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 7 SEP 2011

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effect, safety and acceptability of manual healing methods to manage pain in labour.