Arts and music in healthcare: An overview of the medical literature: 2004-2011


Author(s):*Listed Alphabetically
Clift S, Staricoff RL

Year of Publication:
2011

Publisher(s):
Chelsea and Westmister Health Charity

Publication Type:
Report

Abstract:

Updating the 2004 review on arts in health research for the Arts Council, this report considers 103 studies on the effect of music interventions on psychological and physiological outcomes of patients in a hospital environment under the following headings: maternity, neonatal and intensive care, children, cardiovascular conditions, surgery and pain management, lung disease and oncology.



Evidence Type: Literature Review

Main Focus: Wellbeing / Quality of life

Research Purpose: Literature Review

Art Forms: Music

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

Staricoff, R., & Clift, S. (2011). Arts and music in healthcare: An overview of the medical literature: 2004-2011. Canterbury: Canterbury Christ Church University.