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Susan Thrane

Susan Thrane is an assistant professor at The Ohio State University College of Nursing.

My research focuses on complementary/integrative interventions for symptom management with children with life-limiting, life-threatening illnesses receiving palliative care. I mainly focus on interventions that may be implemented by bedside nurses either with or without additional training. My research to date has focused on Reiki therapy (a biofield therapy), but I am also interested in interventions such as massage, guided imagery, aromatherapy and combinations of these therapies.

Transition Of Responsibility In Self-Care For Teens With Chronic Illnesses Requiring Daily Maintenance Tasks

Adolescence is a time of great change for children and parents. Teens enter a stage of intensified identity development and a need to separate from parents. Caregivers not only contend with these changes but are also balancing the need for […]