The Effect of Acupressure on Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Rate Among Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: The Relationship Between Heart Rate and Fatigue


CEYHAN Ö. , TAŞCI S. , Elmali F., DOĞAN A.

ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES IN HEALTH AND MEDICINE, vol.25, no.1, pp.12-19, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Title of Journal : ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES IN HEALTH AND MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.12-19

Abstract

Objectives . Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common arrhythmia among rhythm disturbances causing symptoms such as dyspnea, palpitation, and fatigue. Various methods are used for control and treatment of the disease. This randomized controlled study was conducted to determine the effect of acupressure applied to patients with AF on their cardiac rhythm and heart rate, as well as relationship between heart rate and fatigue.