Music interventions for mechanically ventilated patients.

  title={Music interventions for mechanically ventilated patients.},
  author={Joke Bradt and Cheryl Dileo and Denise Grocke},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Mechanical ventilation often causes major distress and anxiety in patients. Music interventions have been used to reduce anxiety and distress and improve physiological functioning in medical patients; however its efficacy for mechanically ventilated patients needs to be evaluated. OBJECTIVES To examine the effects of music interventions with standard care versus standard care alone on anxiety and physiological responses in mechanically ventilated patients. SEARCH STRATEGY We… CONTINUE READING