The paramedic faced a dilemma. After responding to the home of a woman with an open wound in February 2016, he was ordered by a doctor back at the hospital to drill a catheter into her arm.

But the woman, a believer in alternative medicine, refused the treatment. Instead, the paramedic offered to perform Reiki, a Japanese healing technique based on “life force energy” that many doctors believe lacks scientific credibility.
– PUB DATE: 6/6/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: WHYY-FM
Source: SEAFC National Fire News

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