Author(s): L. Josephine Sutha, Santhi Appavus


DOI: 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00010.X   

Address: Dr. L. Josephine Sutha1, Dr Santhi Appavus2
1Vice- Principal, P. S. College of Nursing, Thalakulam, Kanyakumari District: 629252.
2Principal, Christian College of Nursing, Neyyoor.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2021

Head and neck cancer is more common after 40 years of age with 60 years being the average age at onset. Tumors can be classified as benign or malignant. In general benign neo plasms are well differentiated and the malignant neoplasms range from well differentiated to UN differentiated. Treatment protocols vary according to the type and stage of the cancer. Besides conventional treatments, complementary therapy and alternative therapies are harmonious with many values in nursing. A study was undertaken to assess the effectiveness of music therapy on selected physiological and psychological symptoms. By quantitative approach with quasi experimental pre- and post-control group design 200 samples are selected. After collecting the demographic data patients were asked to rate their physiological and psychological symptoms. Instrumental music therapy was given to the patients. Post test was conducted by same tool. The data were analyzed by inferential and descriptive statistics. The study concluded that music therapy was very effective in reducing physiological and psychological symptoms.

Cite this article:
L. Josephine Sutha, Santhi Appavus. Effectiveness of Music Therapy on selected Physiological and Psychological Symptoms among patients with Head and Neck Cancer in selected Hospital at Kanyakumari District. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2021; 9(1):35-39. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00010.X

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