Perioperative music and its effects on anxiety, hemodynamics, and pain in women undergoing mastectomy.

@article{BinnsTurner2011PerioperativeMA,
  title={Perioperative music and its effects on anxiety, hemodynamics, and pain in women undergoing mastectomy.},
  author={Pamela G Binns-Turner and Lynda Law Wilson and Erica R Pryor and Gwendolyn L Boyd and Carol A Prickett},
  journal={AANA journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={79 4 Suppl},
  pages={S21-7}
}
There is increasing interest in evaluating the use of nonpharmacologic interventions such as music to minimize potential adverse effects of anxiety-reducing medications. This study used a quasi-experimental design to evaluate the effects of a perioperative music intervention (provided continuously throughout the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative periods) on changes in mean arterial pressure (MAP), heart rate, anxiety, and pain in women with a diagnosis of breast cancer undergoing… CONTINUE READING