International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018


Effect of Music on Physiological and Psychological Variables of Postoperative Mothers Who Underwent Lower Segment Caesarean Section

A. Amutha [2]


Abstract: Introduction: Music has long been known as a complementary technique in reducing pain Objectives: 1. To evaluate the effect of music therapy on physiological variables during postoperative period.2. To assess the effect of music therapy on psychological variables during postoperative period. Methods: A total of 40 patients, who had undergone lower segment caesarean section were selected. Alternative patients were allocated to receive music via headphones on 1st and 2nd postoperative days. Blood pressure, Pulse rate and Respiratory rate were recorded before and after the intervention period. Postnatal depression was assessed using Edinburgh postnatal depression scale on the 2nd post operative day. Results: There was a significant difference in terms of physiological variables after music therapy (p 0.05).


Keywords: Lower segment caesarean section, Music, physiological variables, postnatal depression


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018,


Pages: 432 - 435


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