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TAF Prev Med Bull. 2009; 8(2): 107-112


The Effect of Musical Therapy on Postoperative Pain after Caesarean Section

Hüseyin,Şen, Ali,Sizlan, Ömer,Yanarateş, Mustafa,Kul, Emre,Kılıç, Sezai,Özkan, Güner,Dağlı.

Abstract
AIM: We reasoned that addition of musicotherapy -a simple and convenient method with no adverse effects- in the preoperative period would have favorable effects pertaining to postoperative pain.
METHODS: One hundred patients, between the ages of 20-40 years, who were undergoing elective caesarean delivery under general anaesthesia, were enrolled. The patients were randomly allocated into two groups (with 50 patients in each) and in group 1, patients listened to music through a headphone for one hour immediately before surgery whereas in group 2, patients did not listen to any music during the same period. The anaesthetic technique was standardized. All neonates were also assessed and Apgar scores were recorded. In the postanaesthesia care unit, patients were connected to i.v.-PCA device when they were able to respond to commands. The patient’s level of satisfaction with perioperative care was assessed by a 10-cm visual analogue scale and the severity of postoperative pain was assessed with VAS.
RESULTS: Postoperative tramadol consumption, total amount of tramadol consumption, additional analgesic use and all VAS values were lower in group 1 (p

Key words: Music, cesarean, postoperative, pain, tramadol



Article Language: Turkish English



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