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Research Paper Database


The following research papers are all available from the British Library or the AoR. The cost of a research paper is currently £12.50 to AoR members through the AoR (contact the office in Taunton).


For non-IRIL members, these papers are available to order through the British Library http://www.bl.uk/welcome/researchers.html Click on "British Library Direct" to order reserach papers.

 

The following list of research papers is correct at the current date - 3rd April 2006. This list is incomplete - there are more available research papers to be added.

 

For further information, please contact the Education Department of the IRI (contact details under Training and Education).

 

 

Title

Authors

Journal

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

Reflexology for symptom relief in patients with cancer; a cochrane systematic review

 

S. Wilkinson, M. Gambles and D. Fellowes

European Journal of Cancer Supplements

Volume 1, Issue 5, Sept 2003, page S280

Nasal irrigation for the alleviation of sinonasal symptoms

Diane G Heatley, Kari E McConnell, Tony L Kille and Glen E Leverson

Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Volume 125, Issue 1, July 2001

Single blind trial addressing the differential effects of two reflexology techniques versus rest, on ankle and foot odema in late pregnancy

Mollart L

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

2003 VOL 9 NUMBER 4 pages 203-208

Reflexology treatment relieves symptoms of multiple sclerosis; a randomised controlled study

Siev-Ner I, Gamus D, Lerner Geva L, Achiron A

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

2003 VOL9 PART 4 pages 356-361

Clinical Reflexology

Chaitow L

JOURNAL OF BODYWORK AND MOVEMENT THERAPIES

2003 VOL 7 NUMBER 3

Using reflexology for pain management; a review

Stephenson N.L.N, Dalton J.A

JOURNAL OF HOLISTIC NURSING

2003 VOL 21 PART 2 pages 179-191

The future of Reflexology

Wilkinson I, Rayner C.F

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

2003 VOL 9 PART 2 page 98

Reflexology in the management of encopresis and chronic constipation

Bishop E

PAEDIATRIC NURSING

2003 VOL 15 PART 3 pages 20-23

A pilot study to evaluate the effect of reflexology on mood and symptom rating of advanced cancer patients

Ross C.S, Hamilton J, Macrae G, Docherty C, Gould A, Cornbleet M.A

PALLIATIVE MEDICINE

2002 VOL 16 PART 6 pages 544-545

Identifying ethicolegal and professional principles in Reflexology

Stone J

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

2002 VOL 8 PART 4 pages 217-221

The House of Lords Select Committee for Science and Technology. Their report on complementary and alternative medicine and its implications for reflexology

Wilkinson I

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

2002 VOL 8 PART 2 pages 91-100

Clients' perceptions of the benefits of reflexology on their quality of life

Wright S, Courtney U, Donnelly C, Kenny T, Lavin C

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

2002 VOL 8 PART 2 pages 69-76

Reflexology audit; patient satisfaction, impact on quality of life and availabity in Scottish hospices

Milligan M, Fanning M, Hunter S, Tadjali M, Stevens E

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE NURSING

2002 VOL 8 PART 10 pages 489-496

Evaluation of a hospice based reflexology service; a qualitative audit of patient

Gambles M, Crooke M, Wilkinson S

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING

2002 VOL 6, NUMB 1, pages 169-175

A single-blind trial of reflexology for irritable bowel syndrome

Tovey P

BRITISH JOURNAL OF GENERAL PRACTICE

2002 VOL 52, JAN, SSU 1747, pages 19-23

The effect of reflexology on the perceived health and well-being of patients with irritable bowel syndrome

Tovey P

PRIMARY HEALTH CARE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

2002 VOL 3, ISSU 3, pages 169-175

Plantar reflexology in the cancer patient. Study plan

Fabbrioni G, Todisco M.G, de Pangher Manzini V

ANNALS OF ONCOLOGY National Congress of medical oncology

2002 VOL 13, SUPPL 3, page H15

Randomised controlled trial of reflexology for menopausal symptoms

Williamson J, White A, Hart A, Ernst E

BJOG-OXFORD

2002 VOL 109, NUMB 9, pages 1050-1055

Reflexology and bronchial asthma

Bygge T, Heinig J.H, Collins P, Ronborg S, Gehrchen P.M, Hilden J, Heegaard S, Poulsen L.K

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE

2001 VOL 95, Part 3, Pages 173-179

Reflexology techniques are not an effective tool for symptom recognition or the diagnosis of medical conditions

Mantle F, Mackereth P

COMPLEMENTARY THEARAPIES IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

2001 VOL 7; PART 1, page(s) 43-48

Massage Therapy and Reflexology Awareness

Mackey B T

NURSING CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA HOLISTIC NURSING CARE

2001 VOL 36; PART 1, page(s) 159-169

Can reflexology help clients with serious mental illness?

No author

MENTAL HEALTH NURSING - LONDON - COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRIC NURSES ASSOCIATION

2001 VOL 21; PART 6, page(s) 14-17

A blinded investigation inot the accuracy of reflexology charts

White A R, Williamson J, Hart A, Ernst E

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN MEDICINE

2000 VOL 8 PART 3, page(s) 166-172

Reflexology: uncharted waters

White A

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN MEDICINE

2000 VOL 8 PART 3, page 149

Concerning: Sudmeyer I, et al: Changes of Renal Blood Flow during Organ-Associated Foot Reflexology measured by Colour Doppler Sonography. Forsch Komplementarmed 1999; 6:129-134

Ziegler R

FORSCHENDE KOMPLEMENTARMEDIZIN UND KLASSISCHE NATURHEILKUNDE

2000 VOL 7 PART 2; page 92

A concept analysis: the effect of reflexology on homeostasis to establish and maintain lactation

Tipping L, Mackereth P A

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

2000 VOL 6 PART 4, page(s) 189-198

Reflexology: recent research approaches

Mackereth P, Dryden S L, Frankel B

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

2000 VOL 6 PART 2, page(s) 66-71

The effects of Foot Reflexology on Anxiety and Pain in patients with Breast and Lung Cancer

Stephenson N L, Weinrich S P, Tavakolil A S

ONCOLOGY NURSING FORUM

2000 VOL 27 PART 1, page(s) 67-76

Physiological Measurements for Reflexology Foot Massage

Machi Y, Liu C, Fujita M

JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF LIFE AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

2000 VOL 18; NO 2, page(s) 502-510

Does reflexology impact on cancer patients' quality of life?

Hodgeson H

NURSING STANDARD - LONDON

2000 VOL 14; ISSU 31,     page(s) 33-38

Foot Reflexology: A Clinical Study

Kesselring A

FORSCHENDE KOMPLEMENTARMEDIZIN

1999 VOL 6, SUPP/1 page(s) 38-40

Changes of Renal Blood Flow during Organ-Associated Foot Reflexology Measured by Colour Doppler Sonography

Sudmeier I, Bodner G, Egger I, Mur E, Ulmer H, Herold M

FORSCHENDE KOMPLEMENTARMEDIZIN

1999 VOL 6, NUMBER 3,  page(s) 129-134

An introduction to catharsis and the healing crisis in reflexology

Mackereth P

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

1998 VOL 4, NUMBER 6,   page(s) 67-74

Complementary therapy; Complimentary career! A theatre nurse's personal experience of reflexology

Mackintosh C

BRITISH JOURNAL OF THEATRE NURSING

1998 VOL 8; NUMBER 3,  page(s) 42-43

Just the ticket: integrating massage and reflexology in practice (part 1)

Dryden S L,

Holden S P, Mackereth P A

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

1998 VOL 4, NUMBER 6,  page(s) 156-159

Reflexology and Eating Disorders

Lascelles W

JOURNAL OF NATURAL MEDICINE

1998 VOL 2, NUMBER 2,  page(s) 25-26

Reflexology in a Community Setting

Coxon T

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ALTERNATIVE AND COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE

1998 VOL 16, NUMBER 5,  page(s) 14-16

Use of complementary and alternative medicine among primary care patients

Kitai E, Vinker S, Sandiuk A, Hornik O, Zeltcer C, Gaver A

FAMILY PRACTICE

1998 VOL 15, NUMBER 5,  page(s) 411-414

Reflexology - Practise and Evaluation

Kristof O et al

FORTSCHRITTE DER MEDIZIN

1998 VOL 116, NUMB 29, page(s) 50-54

Compliments of the season: Marconi Electronic Systems offers its staff alternative therapies such as reflexology and massage as part of its occupational health provision

Merrick N

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT

1998, 24-DEC-1998, page(s) 40-43

The effect of reflexology on baroreceptor reflex sensitivity, blood pressure and sinus arrhythmia

Frankel B S M

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN MEDICINE

1997 VOL 5, NUMBER 2, page(s) 80-84

Introduction to Reflexology

Telepo L J

ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES IN CLINICAL PRACTICE

1997 VOL 4, NUMBER 1, page(s) 27-29

Review of literature on the effectiveness of Reflexology

Botting D

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

 

Complementary practitioners as part of the primary health care team: consulting patterns, patient characteristics and patient outcomes

Paterson C

FAMILY PRACTICE

1997, VOL 3, NUMBER 5, page(s) 347-354

An overview of Reflexology

Ernst K, Koeder K

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GENERAL PRACTICE

1997 VOL 3, NUMBER 2, page(s) 52-57

Use of Alternative Medicines on Sydney's North Shore

Kristoffersen S S, Atkin P A, Shenfield G M

AUSTALIAN JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL PHARMACY

1997, VOL 27, NUMBER 5, page(s) 367-372

The effect of reflexology on spasticity in multiple sclerosis patients: a preliminary report

Gamus D,       Siev-Ner I,   Nitzani D,   Sha'ked D

WORLD CONGRESS - INTERNATIONAL REHABILITATION MEDICINE ASSOCIATION

1997, VOL 2, page(s) 1153-1158

Reflexology and Multiple Sclerosis

Joyce M, Richardson R

THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ALTERNATIVE AND COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE

1997, VOL 15, NUMBER 7, page(s) 10-13

The use of complementary therapies in midwifery practice: a focus on reflexology

Tiran, D

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

1996, VOL 2, NUMBER 2, page(s) 32-37

Using complementary therapies: reflexology

Lynn J

PROFESSIONAL NURSE

1996, VOL 11, NUMBER 5, page(s) 321-322

Reflexology meets emotional needs

Trousdell P

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ALTERNATIVE AND COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE

1996, NOVEMBER

A description of reflexology practice and clientele in Denmark

Launsoe L

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN MEDICINE

1995, VOL 3, NUMBER 4, page 206

Reflexology in China

Crane B

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ALTERNATIVE AND COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE

1995, VOL 13, NUMBER 9, page(s) 27-28

Understanding the Science and Art of Reflexology

Kunz K, Kunz B

ALTERNATIVE AND COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES

1995, VOL 1, NUMBER 3, page(s) 183-186

History of reflexology

Troughton-Wragg F

ROYAL COLLEGE OF GENERAL PRACTITIONERS MEMBERS REFERENCE BOOK

1995, page(s) 581-584

Reflexology for Premenstrual Syndrome

Robinson, J

AIMS JOURNAL

1994, VOL 6, NUMBER 1, page 15

Reflexology - Research and Effect Evaluation in Denmark 1993

Eriksen, L

STUDIES IN ALTERNATIVE THERAPY: contributions from the Nordic Countries

1994, NO 1, page(s) 197-208

Reflexology: Their babies and views it as a way of cementing the bond between mother and child

Adamson, S

NURSING TIMES AND NURSING MIRROR Complementary Therapy

1993, VOL 89, NUMBER SPI, page 94

Randomized Controlled Study of Premenstrual Symptoms treated with Ear, Hand and Foot Reflexology

Oleson T, Flocco W

OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY - NEW YORK

1993, VOL 82, NUMBER 6, page 906

Reflexology

Griffiths P

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

1996, VOL 2, page(s) 13-16

FOOT MASSAGE

 

 

 

The impact of foot massage and guided relaxation following cardiac surgery: a randomised controlled trial

Hattan J, King L, Griffiths P

JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING

2002, VOL 37, PART 2, page(s) 199-207

Immediate effects of a five-minute foot massage on patients in critical care

Hayes J, Cox C

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

2000, VOL 6, PART 1, page(s) 9-13

Foot Massage: a nursing intervention to modify the distressing symptoms of pain and nausea in patients hospitalised with cancer

Grealish L, Lomasney A, Whiteman B

CANCER NURSING REVIEW - NEW YORK - RAVEN PRESS

2000, VOL 23, PART 3, page(s) 237-243

Abstract: foot acupressure and massage for patients with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias

Sutherland J A, Reakes J,   Bridges C

C.IMAGE - INDIANAPOLIS

1999, VOL 31, NUMBER 4, page(s) 347-348

The effect of foot massage on a patients' perceptions of care following laproscopic sterilization as day case patients

Hulme J, Waterman H, Hillier V F

JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING

1999, VOL 30, NUMBER 2, page(s) 460-468

Immediate effects of a five-minute foot massage on patients in critical care

Hayes J, Cox C

INTENSIVE AND CRITICAL CARE NURSING

1999, VOL 15, NUMBER 2, page(s) 77-82

Foot-massage: A proven complementary therapy

Lomasney A

ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING - CLINICAL ONCOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA

1998 CONF 25, page 80