Surgery the patient when listening to music can ease the anxiety
BBC reported that the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK, a research team found that the local anesthetic and remain awake patients listen to music during surgery can produce unexpected results, not only can ease the anxiety of the patient's, or even be able to help postoperative rehabilitation. In addition, the surgery when listening to the radio can have a positive effect.
A total of 96 patients undergoing minor surgery at the John Radcliffe Hospital participated in the study. During surgery, half the participants to listen to the radio music or music on the CD selected by the surgeon, the other half underwent surgery in a "quiet". After surgery, the researchers asked patients to rate the level of anxiety during surgery. The analysis shows, listen to the music of the patients anxiety level is about one-third lower than the other patients breathe more stable, an average of 11 times per minute. In contrast, patients do not listen to music an average of 13 times per minute. The findings are published in the British Royal College of Surgeons Chronicle.
Previously carried out some studies have found that music can help relieve pain in hospitalized patients also make use of the respirator to breathe more smoothly. Experts say the pressure have a negative impact on the results of operations and prolong the recovery process. Research leaders, the plastic surgeon pointed out that they also need more research to determine the operative play music should be the future of surgery in a standard practice.
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