Music interventions for preoperative anxiety.

  title={Music interventions for preoperative anxiety.},
  author={Joke Bradt and Cheryl Dileo and Minjung Shim},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Patients awaiting surgical procedures often experience significant anxiety. Such anxiety may result in negative physiological manifestations, slower wound healing, increased risk of infection, and may complicate the induction of anaesthesia and impede postoperative recovery. To reduce patient anxiety, sedatives and anti-anxiety drugs are regularly administered before surgery. However, these often have negative side effects and may prolong patient recovery. Therefore, increasing… CONTINUE READING
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