Effects of music therapy on patient satisfaction and health-related quality of life of hospital inpatients.

@article{Mandel2014EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of music therapy on patient satisfaction and health-related quality of life of hospital inpatients.},
  author={Susan E Mandel and Beth A Davis and Michelle Secic},
  journal={Hospital topics},
  year={2014},
  volume={92 2},
  pages={28-35}
}
The matched-case control study investigated the effect of inpatient music therapy (MT), including the gift of a compact disc, on patient satisfaction and quality of life. Overall rating of the hospital and likelihood to recommend it (n = 210), and SF-12 quality of life scores (n = 160) were compared between groups. Although no significant difference in overall hospital rating was found, MT patients' recommendation scores were higher (p =.02). The MT patients had marginally better quality of… CONTINUE READING