International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064


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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022


Effect of Music Therapy on Post-Operative Pain Management among Abdominal Surgery Patients in a Selected Hospital of Guwahati, Assam

Chandana Barman | Anurupa Dutta [3]


Abstract: Background: Music has been used since ancient times to enhance and reduce pain and suffering. Playing music for patients during or after surgery helps reduce pain and use of morphine and other sedatives, anxiolytic and analgesics. Despite advances in post-operative pain control, it is a still big challenges with prevalence for practitioner. Aim: to determine the effect of music therapy in post operative pain management among abdominal surgery patients. Methods: a true experimental research design was used to select subject 30 experimental and 30 control group by simple random sampling at Guwahati Medical College and Hospital, Assam. Pre test was conducted by visual analogue scale after obtaining consent, music therapy given 5-10 mins twice a day for 2nd and 3rd post-operative day in experimental group. Post-test was assessed in both group by using visual analogue scale. Result: In experimental group patients post-operative pain level was significantly lower compare with control group (4.40+_1.380 vs 5.93+_1.285). Conclusion: the study concluded that after administration of music therapy, there was a significant improvement of post operative pain management. Music therapy found to be effective for post-operative pain management among patients.


Keywords: Effect, Music Therapy, Post-operative pain, Abdominal surgery


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022,


Pages: 642 - 646


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