Patients who listen to music before, during or after surgery recover with less pain, less analgesics and less anxiety. These are the results of a large systematic review of 72 randomised controlled trials that was published in The Lancet. Continue reading
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Many physicians advocate the healing powers of music that are beneficial to doctors as well as patients. Various studies confirm this: the positive effects vary from soothing to analgesic for patients to anxiety-reducing for the doctors who support them. The British surgeon David Bosanquet and his colleagues compared these studies in an editorial, recently published in British Medical Journal. Continue reading