Background of the study: Music listening is a common, frequent, and universally enjoyed human endeavor. Music therapy is the use of music to improve clients' quality of life. Music therapy is an evidence-based, clinical use of music interventions. Pain is a major concern among postoperative patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of music therapy on pain among post-operative patients Method: A quantitative approach with quasi experimental time serious design was used for the study. The subjects consisted of 20 patients who undergone abdominal surgeries were selected using purposive sampling technique (ten in the experimental group and ten the control group). Music therapy is given to experimental group on the second day of post-operative day and continued for 5 days twice daily. Data was collected by using demographic proforma and pain scale. The data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: Music therapy is an effective intervention in reducing pain score in experimental group as Z value was highly significant at P < 0.001 which revealed effectiveness of music therapy pain at 3rd, 4th and 5th day and 2nd week of surgery. There was no significant association at P<0.05 level between level of pain among patients with their selected demographic variables such as age, sex, education, monthly income, type of family, diet, type of anesthesia, previous surgery and source of information in both the experimental and control group. Conclusion: The study concludes that music therapy is effective in reducing the pain. The result of the study showed that regular practice of music therapy would be beneficial in reducing pain.
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R. Nalini. Effect of Music therapy on pain among Post-operative patients at selected Hospital. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2021; 9(3):309-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2021.00069
R. Nalini. Effect of Music therapy on pain among Post-operative patients at selected Hospital. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2021; 9(3):309-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2021.00069 Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-3-17
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