The Effect of Music Therapy on Patients' Perception and Manifestation of Pain, Anxiety, and Patient Satisfaction
An extensive review and synthesis of current research was completed to identify the clinical benefit of using music therapy in the hospital setting. It demonstrated that music therapy has the potential to improve the hospital experience of patients.
Music and Health Institute Terms
Anxiety; Hospital Setting; Hospitalized Patients; Music Listening; Music Medicine; Pain Management and Control; Pain; Patient Satisfaction; Recorded Music Listening
Anxiety; Evidence-Based Medicine; Inpatients; Models, Nursing; Needs Assessment; Nursing Evaluation Research; Pain; Pain Measurement; Patient Satisfaction; Research Design; Sample Size; Surveys and Questionnaires
Systematic Review; Quantitative Methods
Richards, T.; Johnson, J.; Sparks, A.; and Emerson, H., "The Effect of Music Therapy on Patients' Perception and Manifestation of Pain, Anxiety, and Patient Satisfaction" (2007). Research on Music and Pain. 108.