Complementary therapies or 'luxury' therapies? A nurse's experience in the use of complementary therapies in nursing practice. Academic Article uri icon


  • Complementary therapies have an increasing popularity. This case study explores the experience of a nurse who practises complementary therapies within the health care system where there is a still a widespread of skepticism within the medical profession. It is considered by the nurse that it is a 'luxury' to include these therapies in nursing practice.

publication date

  • October 1, 2003