Assisted therapy with dogs in cancer services
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Assisted therapy with dogs in cancer services

Background

Healthcare professionals are keen to find alternative therapies to reduce the stress of hospital admissions, especially in the treatment of cancer. Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) involves using animals to help improve patients’ health and well-being, and can alleviate stressful situations.

Nursing Children and Young People. 29, 5, 17-17. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.29.5.17.s21

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