Music, imagery, touch, and prayer as adjuncts to interventional cardiac care: the Monitoring and Actualisation of Noetic Trainings (MANTRA) II randomised study

@article{Krucoff2005MusicIT,
  title={Music, imagery, touch, and prayer as adjuncts to interventional cardiac care: the Monitoring and Actualisation of Noetic Trainings (MANTRA) II randomised study},
  author={M. Krucoff and S. Crater and D. Gallup and J. Blankenship and M. Cuffe and Mimi Guarneri and Richard A Krieger and V. Kshettry and Kenneth Morris and Mehmet Oz and A. Pichard and M. Sketch and H. Koenig and Daniel Mark and Kerry L. Lee},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2005},
  volume={366},
  pages={211-217}
}
BACKGROUND Data from a pilot study suggested that noetic therapies-healing practices that are not mediated by tangible elements-can reduce preprocedural distress and might affect outcomes in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. We undertook a multicentre, prospective trial of two such practices: intercessory prayer and music, imagery, and touch (MIT) therapy. METHODS 748 patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention or elective catheterisation in nine USA centres… Expand
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