New paper provides insights for music therapy in surgical area

(University Hospitals Case Medical Center) During a two-year clinical trial on music therapy during breast biopsy procedures, the authors of this study gained information on potential benefits, challenges and methods of facilitating a surgical music therapy program. In addition, they learned approaches to integrating the program with perioperative nursing staff members. The study appears in AORN Journal.
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Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Conditions:   Pain Management;   Music Therapy Intervention:   Device: Pain evaluation ( FLACC scale) before and during the cleaning care with and without music therapy. Sponsor:   University Hospital, Montpellier Not yet recruiting
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Source: Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Neuroscience Methods - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
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CONCLUSIONS: Despite significant heterogeneity in trial designs, timing and features of the intervention, music therapy is consistently associated with a reduction in anxiety and stress of critically ill patients. PMID: 30947484 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Minerva Anestesiologica - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Minerva Anestesiol Source Type: research
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Conditions:   Sickle Cell Crisis;   Functional Abdominal Pain;   Patients Followed by the Pain Team Intervention:   Other: Music Therapy Sponsors:   University of Oklahoma;   The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center Completed
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