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Listening to music while performing surgeries – relaxing or distracting?
 

Listening to music while performing surgeries – relaxing or distracting?

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Above the beeping of monitors, the clanging of instruments, shuffling of feet and bellowing of orders there is a harmonious tune being played. From Symphony No. 9 to Smoke on the water, the surgeon can be cutting to his or her own set of beats. Listening to music during surgery may not be a norm in Asian countries, so let's take a look at some of the pros and cons to this.
 
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31 Dec 2016 - General
 
Jemelyn Mae Sodusta Definitely music decreases stress levels. If music is allowed to be played in nurses' stations in different hospitals I think a volume level would just be needed to ...
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Jennifer Winter we can't deny that music is great choice during doing your job as it will be the side of relief and calming, it has a great effect making us more active.
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Music therapy can be helpful for some but otherwise to others. Just like what we have done during our duty shift 2 years ago. We asked each of our patients if they want us to play music. There are some that actually agreed on the idea, however there ...
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Priscilla Mae Gobuyan patient safety is the top most priority of course. Emergency operations definitely won't have any music playing as your senses are already heightened and pumped en...
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Madhubabu kaaja: I agree with you about how the OR team is large and not all have the same music preference. So far the ones who played music during their surgeries were part of a selected O...
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Lianne Marie Victoria Laruan it is allowed actually. It is all dependent on the OR team. Though so far I haven't witnessed any OBs play music during their surgeries. Congratulations! I w...
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Music therapy has been tested and proven over time to be effective in healing and showing positive results in healthcare. I remember during college days, during our operating room exposure wherein surgeons and anesthesiologist would turn their music ...
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Jennifer Winter Is this allowed as well in the hospitals here? :) I almost requested for classical music to be played during my scheduled CS three weeks ago at PCDH to calm my nerves, haha...
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I am happy to see you posting self written post here. Music relaxes our mind and accelerates our speed both here have to consider pros and cons. Majorly I did not prefer music while performing some surgeries or at research work which can takes away t...
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Whether a surgeon or not, at one point in time maybe during clerkship, internship or as another member of the OR team you have encountered entering an OR with hearing more than just the regular OR hustle and bustle. Personally I find music calming, e...
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