Procedural-support music therapy in the healthcare setting: a cost-effectiveness analysis.

  title={Procedural-support music therapy in the healthcare setting: a cost-effectiveness analysis.},
  author={Darcy DeLoach Walworth},
  journal={Journal of pediatric nursing},
  volume={20 4},
This comparative analysis examined the cost-effectiveness of music therapy as a procedural support in the pediatric healthcare setting. Many healthcare organizations are actively attempting to reduce the amount of sedation for pediatric patients undergoing various procedures. Patients receiving music therapy-assisted computerized tomography scans ( n = 57), echocardiograms ( n = 92), and other procedures ( n = 17) were included in the analysis. Results of music therapy-assisted procedures… CONTINUE READING

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