RESULTADOS DA INTERVENÇÃO TOQUE TERAPÊUTICO NO RECÉM-NASCIDO: Uma Revisão Sistemática da Literatura
RESULTS FROM THERAPEUTIC TOUCH INTERVENTIONS IN THE NEWBORN: A Systematic Literature Review
Therapeutic Touch (TT) is a contemporary approach to several healing ancestral practices. Being one of the oldest vibrational therapies still in use, it is assumed to act on the balancing of the energy field of the human being, by the laying hands on. The hands are, therefore, vehicles of comfort, affection, support and healing. This article illustrates a systematic review of the literature (RSL), on the effects of TT in the newborn. Objective: To know the effect of TT in the newborn. Methods: We carried-research in the Online Knowledge Library platform (B-On) by researching on the available electronic databases. Articles which addressed the TT as an intervention in the newborn were included. Of the 237 articles found, eight were selected, according to the inclusion criteria previously established. Results: All studies demonstrated benefits of applying TT, such as calming effect after nursing procedures, reduces pain, reduces the motor activity, decreases the level of cortisol, facilitates feeding, suction / swallowing and thus increases weight, stabilizes vital signs, promotes rest, improves interaction with the environment and saves energy for growth and healing. Conclusions: The practice of TT in the newborn, can contribute to the well-being of the same, bringing him physical, psychological and spiritual benefits. Descriptors: Therapeutic Touch, Newborn, Intervention Results
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