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09 December 2010

Music soothes stress in critically ill

Listening to music appears to have a calming effect on hospital patients hooked up to breathing machines, according to a new report.

Listening to music appears to have a calming effect on hospital patients hooked up to breathing machines, according to a new report.

Although they only found eight studies, including 213 patients, music turned out to curb anxiety and reduce heart rates.

 
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