Can the RN use acupressure for pain and discomfort?

Read the following article:

  • Wagner, J. (2015). CE: Incorporating acupressure into nursing practice. The American Journal of Nursing, 115(12), 40-45. doi:10.1097/01.NAJ.0000475290.20362.77

Initial Discussion Post:

Address the following:

  1. Identify and state which patient symptoms are more likely to be relieved by this treatment. Give the reasons to support this.
  2. Identify and state how the individual RN might incorporate acupressure into nursing practice.
  3. Identify and state in what health care settings acupressure might be an effective integrative treatment to offer to patients. Give the reasons to support your thoughts.

Base your initial post on your readings and research of this topic.Your initial post must contain a minimum of 250 words. References, citations, and repeating the question do not count towards the 250 word minimum.