Essential Oils Can Mitigate Adverse Effects of Prolonged Masking in the Hospital Setting

Jan E. Patterson, Rebekah Kendrick, Camerino I. Salazar, Ana Vera, Michael G. MacNaughton, Charles Reed

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Resumen

Adverse symptoms of prolonged masking were reported by personnel. A drop of essential oil was added to the mask to mitigate these effects and significantly lessened symptoms. Symptoms declined by almost half, including anxiety, nausea, and indigestion. This simple intervention can mitigate adverse effects of prolonged masking in the hospital setting.

Idioma originalEnglish (US)
Páginas (desde-hasta)344-348
Número de páginas5
PublicaciónHolistic nursing practice
Volumen36
N.º6
DOI
EstadoPublished - nov. 1 2022

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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