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Impact of complementary therapies via mobile technologies on Icelandic same day surgical patients’ reports of anxiety, pain and self-efficacy in healing

Impact of complementary therapies via mobile technologies on Icelandic same day surgical patients’ reports of anxiety, pain and self-efficacy in healing. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013;192:1165. Hansen M.M. School of Nursing and Health Professions, University of San Francisco. Complementary and Alternative Therapies (CAT) are increasingly being utilized in conjunction with conventional medicine. Health Information Technology […]

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Randomized clinical trial of musical distraction with and without headphones for adolescents’ immunization pain

Randomized clinical trial of musical distraction with and without headphones for adolescents’ immunization pain. Kristjánsdóttir, Ó. & Kristjánsdóttir, G. (2011). Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences,  25, 19-26. Distraction has shown to be a helpful pain intervention for children; however, few investigations have studied the effectiveness of this method with adolescents. The aim of this study […]

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Music listening enhances cognitive recovery and mood after middle cerebral artery stroke

Music listening enhances cognitive recovery and mood after middle cerebral artery stroke. Brain (2008), Vol 131, Issue 3, Pp. 866-876. Authors: Teppo Särkämö, Mari Tervaniemi and Mikko Mikkonen, Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, and Helsinki Brain Research Centre, Helsinki. Sari Laitinen, Anita Forsblom, and Jaakko Erkkilä, Department of Music, University […]

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Tuning the Brain for Music

Tuning the Brain for Music This project is an international collaboration project investigating the processing of music in the brain. Among the partners are: Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki Department of Music, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland Music Acoustics Group, TMH Department of Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH, Sweden See […]

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Tema om musik — Socialstyrelsen

Tema om musik — Socialstyrelsen. Socialstyrelsen i Danmark har igangsat projektet Vidensopsamling af socialfaglige indsatser og metoder på demensområdet, der indsamler, vurderer og formidler forsknings- og erfaringsbaseret viden om forskellige socialfaglige metoder og indsatser. Nærværende tema om musik og demens er en del af dette projekt. Under overskriften ”Referencer” er tips om litteratur på området.

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Ulrica Nilsson – Institutionen för hälsovetenskap och medicin – Örebro universitet

Ulrica Nilsson – Institutionen för hälsovetenskap och medicin – Örebro universitet. Ulrica Nilsson, professor i hälso- och vårdvetenskap, med dr och med specialistutbildning inom anestesisjukvård, med inriktning omvårdnadsvetenskap, vid Institutionen för hälsovetenskap och medicin, Örebro universitet. Här kan man ta del av hennes lista över artiklar. Några handlar om hur musik använts inom sjukvården.

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Musikterapi i palliativ omsorg på plejehjem – Ochsner Ridder – Aalborg Universitet

Musikterapi i palliativ omsorg på plejehjem – Ochsner Ridder – Aalborg Universitet. Musikterapi anvendes ikke blot på hospice, men også ved palliativ omsorg på basisniveau på plejehjem. Der findes en del forskning og evidens for musikterapi på hospice, til gengæld er musikterapi i palliativ omsorg på plejehjem sparsomt beskrevet. I artiklen gives et kort overblik […]

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Nordic Journal of Music Therapy

Nordic Journal of Music Therapy The mission of the Nordic Journal of Music Therapy is to serve the international community of music therapy by being an avenue for publication of scholarly articles, texts on practice, theory and research, dialogues and discussions, reviews and critique. Example of a book review: Musik & demens – Nordic Journal […]

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Alteration of gastric myoelectrical and autonomic activities with audio stimulation in healthy humans

Alteration of gastric myoelectrical and autonomic activities with audio stimulation in healthy humans. Cold or emotional stress was reported to affect gastric myoelectrical activity. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of music or noise on gastric myoelectrical activity and autonomic function in healthy volunteers. An article by DD Chen et al […]

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Music and well-being in long-term hospitalized children

Music and well-being in long-term hospitalized children Longhi, Elena; Pickett, Nick. Psychology of Music. Vol.36(2), Apr 2008, pp. 247-256. Peer Reviewed Journal: 2008-04400-006. The aim of this study was to investigate the physiological responses of long-term hospitalized children when exposed to live music. Twenty-one paediatric patients at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, London, between 3 […]

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Summary of project Ataraxia

Summary of project Ataraxia. A project at Aalborg University Hospital, Denmark describing the effect of music on pain, nausea, well being and anxiety in a post anaesthetic care unit. Number of patients: 200. Published November 2003. By PhD student, music therapist, teacher Karin Schou.

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Music for patients in intensive care and recovery wards at Odense University Hospital

Music for patients in intensive care and recovery wards at Odense University Hospital. Music therapy during the recovery process after major surgical procedures. Over the last three years there has been a particular focus on the sound environment at two intensive care wards at OdenseUniversityHospital. This article discusses, based on the results from a qualitative […]

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Meaning, Power and Exoticism in Medicinal Music: A Case Study of MusiCure in Denmark

Meaning, Power and Exoticism in Medicinal Music: A Case Study of MusiCure in Denmark The article offers a critical discussion of the use of MusiCure in the biomedical setting at the Copenhagen University Hospital and by private users. Based on ethnomusicological fieldwork, the article explores how MusiCure is applied, experienced and conceptualized in Denmark, and […]

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Music interventions in patients during coronary angiographic procedures: a randomized controlled study of the effect on patients’ anxiety and well-being

Music interventions in patients during coronary angiographic procedures: a randomized controlled study of the effect on patients’ anxiety and well-being. A randomized controlled study of the effect on patients’ anxiety and well-being. Published in European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing (2010). Birgit P. Weeks – Northwest Hospital & MedicalCenter, Seattle, Washington, USA. Ulrica Nilsson – Department […]

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Behandling af angste, psykiatriske patienter med MusiCure – et pilotprojekt

Behandling af angste, psykiatriske patienter med musicure – et pilotprojekt. På den lukkede sengeafdeling på psykiatrisk afdeling, Horsens sygehus, blev der 2003-2004 gennemført et pilotprojekt, med det formål at undersøge om brugen af speciel designet musik (MusiCure) ville have en positiv effekt på angste og urolige patienter.  Forfatter og projektansvarlig: Torben Egelund Sørensen, Kandidat i […]

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School-aged children’s experiences of postoperative music medicine on pain, distress, and anxiety

School-aged children’s experiences of postoperative music medicine on pain, distress, and anxiety. Authors: Stefan Nilsson RN, MSC*†, co-authors: Eva Kokinsky MD, PhD*, Ulrica Nilsson RNA, PhD‡ and Karin Enskär RN, PhD† *Department of Paediatric Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, The Queen Silvia Children’s Hospital, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg , †Department of Nursing Science, School of […]

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Effect of music on perceived exertion, plasma lactate, norepinephrine and cardiovascular hemodynamics during treadmill running

Effect of music on perceived exertion, plasma lactate, norepinephrine and cardiovascular hemodynamics during treadmill running. Denna forskningsstudie visar att löpare som lyssnade på klassisk musik under träningspasset fick mindre ökning i hjärtfrekvens, blodtryck och blodkoncentration av mjölksyra än när de löpte utan musik. Artikeln en referens i boken ”Kultur för hälsa, en exempelsamling från forskning […]

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Does singing promote well-being?: An empirical study of professional and amateur singers during a singing lesson

Does singing promote well-being?: An empirical study of professional and amateur singers during a singing lesson. En refereegranskad artikel i tidskriften Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science om en svensk studie som visar hur sångundervisning ökar välbefinnandet hos amatörsångare. Författare är forskare Töres Theorell med flera.

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Attendance at cultural events, reading books or periodicals, and making music or singing in a choir as determinants for survival: Swedish interview survey of living conditions

Attendance at cultural events, reading books or periodicals, and making music or singing in a choir as determinants for survival: Swedish interview survey of living conditions En omfattande longitudinell studie med befolkningsperspektiv visar att deltagande i kulturella aktiviteter har ett statistiskt samband med en lägre dödlighet i alla åldrar.

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