Peppermint Oil: Evaluating Efficacy on Nausea in Patients Receiving Chemotherapy in the Ambulatory Setting
作者: Curlissa P. Mapp Darlene Hostetler Jill F. Sable Catherine Parker Elizabeth Gouge Margaret Masterson Michelle Willis-Styles Claudine Fortner Melinda Higgins
刊名: Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 2020, Vol.24 (2)
来源数据库: Oncology Nursing Society
DOI: 10.1188/20.CJON.160-164
关键词: AromatherapyChemotherapy-induced nauseaEssential oilPeppermintCancer
原始语种摘要: Background: Nausea is one of the most commonly reported side effects in patients receiving chemotherapy. Patients who experience nausea during chemotherapy may also experience depression, metabolic imbalances, dehydration, decreased ability to function, and treatment delays, which can ultimately affect outcomes. Objectives: This study aimed to determine the efficacy of a cool damp washcloth with peppermint essential oil versus a cool damp washcloth alone on the self-reported intensity of nausea in patients receiving chemotherapy in the outpatient ambulatory setting. Methods: 79 adult patients receiving chemotherapy were recruited from an outpatient ambulatory infusion center in the southeastern United States. Patients were separated into two groups (no scent and peppermint) and asked to...
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影响因子:0.91 (2012)

  • chemotherapy 化学疗法
  • nausea 恶心
  • ambulatory 步行的
  • receiving 接收
  • peppermint 薄荷
  • intensity 强度
  • outpatient 门诊病人
  • induced 感应的
  • depression 低地
  • efficacy 效验