Music therapy--a complementary treatment for mechanically ventilated intensive care patients.

@article{Almerud2003MusicTC,
  title={Music therapy--a complementary treatment for mechanically ventilated intensive care patients.},
  author={Sofia Almerud and Kerstin Petersson},
  journal={Intensive & critical care nursing},
  year={2003},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={21-30}
}
The aim of this study was to ascertain whether music therapy had a measurable relaxing effect on patients who were temporarily on a respirator in an intensive care unit (ICU) and after completion of respirator treatment investigate those patients' experiences of the music therapy. In the study both quantitative and qualitative measurements were applied. Twenty patients were included using consecutive selection. It became apparent that the patients remembered very little of their time in ICU… CONTINUE READING

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