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Hospital uses music therapy to help cancer patients

Doctors say music helps cancer patients stay positive and relaxed before and during treatment
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Condition:   Cancer Interventions:   Other: Music therapy;   Drug: Midazolam Sponsor:   Indonesia University Completed - verified August 2017
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Publication date: September 2017 Source:The Arts in Psychotherapy, Volume 55 Author(s): Lorissa Letwin, Michael J. Silverman During hospitalization for cancer treatment, patients can experience adversities that negatively impact quality of life and hinder recovery. Thus, it is important for patients to develop resilience to help them adapt, cope, and potentially overcome stressors within hospital and home environments. The purpose of this study was to determine if and how a two-day resilience-focused music therapy (RFMT) support program would impact resilience of adults on a medical oncology/hematology unit. Participants ...
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Source: Supportive Care in Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 June 2017 Source:The Arts in Psychotherapy Author(s): Lorissa Letwin, Michael J. Silverman During hospitalization for cancer treatment, patients can experience adversities that negatively impact quality of life and hinder recovery. Thus, it is important for patients to develop resilience to help them adapt, cope, and potentially overcome stressors within hospital and home environments. The purpose of this study was to determine if and how a two-day resilience-focused music therapy (RFMT) intervention might impact resilience in adults on a medical oncology/hematology unit. Participants...
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
This article presents current evidence supporting interventions to reduce cancer-related acute pain. 
. METHODS: PubMed and CINAHL® databases were searched to identify studies addressing interventions to manage acute pain in patients with cancer. The interventions are categorized according to the Putting Evidence Into Practice classification schema.
. FINDINGS: Interventions that are recommended for practice in the management of acute pain include epidural analgesia and local anesthetic infusions. Interventions likely to be effective include pharmacologic interventions, such as gabapentin and intraspinal ...
Source: Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Clin J Oncol Nurs Source Type: research
AbstractObjectivesTo evaluate the effects of progressive muscle relaxation training (PMRT) combined with fifive elements music therapy of Chinese medicine (CM) for improving anxiety and depression of cancer patients.MethodsFrom June 2015 to March 2016, 60 cancer patients were included into the study. The patients were randomly assigned to a control group and a treatment group by envelope randomization, receiving PMRT and PMRT plus CM five elements music therapy, respectively, for 8 weeks. Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS), Benefit Finding Scales (BFS), Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Spiritual (...
Source: Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
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