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

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Caroline A Smith,

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

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  • Kate M Levett,

    1. University of Western Sydney, Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Penrith South DC, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Carmel T Collins,

    1. 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
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  • Leanne Jones

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

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.