The Effect of Music Therapy During Colonoscopy on Pain, Anxiety and Patient Comfort: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice.
BACKGROUND: and purpose: This study aimed to determine the effect of music therapy on pain, anxiety, and patient comfort during colonoscopy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a randomized, controlled, intervention study, which included 112 patients that underwent colonoscopy. The patients were randomized into the intervention group (n = 56) that was given 30-minute music therapy during the colonoscopy and the control group (n = 56) without any intervention other than routine nursing care. The data were collected using an information and observation form, the Visual Analog Scale (VAS) and the Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Inventory. RESULTS: The pain and anxiety scores were lower in the intervention group whereas comfort score was higher than control group (p < 0.05). The pain and anxiety levels of the patients in the intervention group decreased after the colonoscopy and their comfort levels increased. CONCLUSIONS: The music therapy reduced pain and anxiety, increased comfort during colonoscopy.
Music and Health Institute Terms
Anxiety; Anxiety Scales; Discomfort; Hospital Setting; Invasive Medical Procedures; Music Listening; Music Medicine; Pain; Pain Management and Control; Procedural Pain; Questionnaires; Recorded Music Listening; Self-Report Measures; Visual Analog Scale (VAS)
Elderly; Anxiety; Colonoscopy; Pain; Patient Comfort; Visual Analog Scale; Anxiety; Colonoscopy; Pain; Patient comfort; None; Baydur H, None.
Quantitative Methods; Randomized Controlled Trial
Çelebi, D., Y?lmaz, E., ?ahin, S. T., & Baydur, H. (2020). The Effect of Music Therapy During Colonoscopy on Pain, Anxiety and Patient Comfort: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice., 38, 101084. Retrieved from https://remix.berklee.edu/mhi-music-pain-articles/365