A Review of the Evidence for Music Intervention to Manage Anxiety in Critically Ill Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilatory Support

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Critically ill patients receiving mechanical ventilatory support experience profound anxiety with this common treatment modality. Music intervention is one adjunctive therapy that can be implemented to allay anxiety. This article reviews the evidence support music as an adjunctive intervention with mechanically ventilated patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)177-179
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Psychiatric Nursing
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2009
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Phychiatric Mental Health

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