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Music therapy in the form of a ukulele class may help relieve stress among parents of NICU patients.Pediatric Nursing
CONCLUSIONS: PT-MT is a promising intervention for the reduction of distress in both parents and children. Further studies should include a higher number of sessions and participants.PMID:34520309 | DOI:10.1080/02646838.2021.1979199
Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Sep 13:10499091211040436. doi: 10.1177/10499091211040436. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTAs there is a high propensity for patients with advanced malignancy to experience refractory dyspnea, it is necessary for physicians to be well-versed in the management of these patients' dyspneic symptoms. For symptomatic treatment of cancer patients with dyspnea, both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic methods should be considered. The main source of pharmacologic symptom management for dyspnea is oral and parenteral opioids; benzodiazepines and corticosteroids may serve as helpful adjuncts alongside opio...
Might listening to music be a successful nonpharmacological intervention for improving sleep quality in older adults?Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Conditions: Music Therapy; Anxiety; Respiratory Distress Syndrome; Intensive Care Units; Nursing Intervention: Other: musıc therapy Sponsor: Kutahya Health Sciences University Recruiting
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ConclusionMT in the ICU can reduce the use of on-demand sedative drugs, shorten mechanical ventilation, and reduce the occurrence of delirium in infants who underwent mechanical ventilation after cardiac surgery. MT is a safe and reliable treatment and worthy of clinical application.
Millions of people in reproductive age group, are affected by infertility worldwide. It is a stressful condition that disturbs the psychological and emotional well-being of couples. When the couple resort to IVF, they would have to undergo certain diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, that might add up to the stress, with positive outcome of treatment still unconfirmed. In recent years, the use of complementary treatment in invasive procedures has increased significantly. The complementary therapy of music is known to reduce patient's anxiety and stress levels, alleviate pain.
CONCLUSION AND IMPLICATIONS: The most effective interventions to reduce anxiety were performed either during pregnancy or during the postpartum period, not during labour. Most of the interventions were performed on the women, with few of them being performed on both partners. Non-pharmacological interventions may be applied by nurses and midwives to reduce anxiety during pregnancy, labour and postpartum.PMID:34464836 | DOI:10.1016/j.midw.2021.103126
Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy who regularly attended a weekly integrative oncology program had lower levels of depression, anxiety, and sleep problems than patients who did not regularly attend the program, according to areport inPsycho-Oncology.“Emotional distress is one of the leading challenges facing supportive and palliative oncology care,” wrote Eran Ben‐Arye, M.D., of Technion‐Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel, and colleagues. Several studies have suggested that integrative oncology care—which combines complem entary therapies with conventional cancer treatments—ma...
This study aims to use standardized TIMP and OT research protocols for investigating the neuronal pathways utilized by each intervention and possibly study their efficacy with respect to fine motor rehabilitation via a randomized control trial in the PD population.Trial registrationClinicalTrials.govNCT03049033. Registered on September 29, 2020