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Hartford Hospital - Reiki survey 3



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Hartford Hospital is an 819-bed acute care teaching hospital located in the South End of Hartford, in the US state Connecticut.  Hartford Hospital was established in 1854. The hospital campus is located on Seymour Street in Hartford, and is directly adjacent to the main campus of the Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

A research study at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut concludes that Reiki improved patient sleep by 86 percent, reduced pain by 78 percent, reduced nausea by 80 percent, and reduced anxiety during pregnancy by 94 percent.

 Since 1997 Hartford Hospital has been translating a new philosophy that integrates complementary therapies into Western medical practice to improve care and healing.

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Hartford Hospital research into Reiki effectiveness and patient satisfaction.



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Reiki (Reiji-hō)