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The use of music therapy to assist children who have severe burns

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dc.contributor.author Edwards, Jane
dc.date.accessioned 2012-12-06T11:42:30Z
dc.date.available 2012-12-06T11:42:30Z
dc.date.issued 1994
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2736
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Music therapy is a valuable tool in distracting children with severe burns for the pain experienced in daily debridement baths. Music therapy allows choice. facilitaling the child's sense of being in control. and provides an atmosphere of safety and comfort. This paper reports on the role of music therapy in assisting children aged from eighteen months to five years during daily debridement procedures in the burns unit of a children's hospital. Songs of the child's choice were sung by the therapist. accompanied by guitar. The observations of the therapist indicate that music therapy presented in this way can offer relief from anxiety prior to the bath and is helpful in comforting and distracting children during the bath
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Australian Music Therapy Association en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Australian Journal of Music Therapy;5, pp. 3-6
dc.relation.uri http://www.austmta.org.au/publications/ajmt-our-journal/
dc.subject music therapy en_US
dc.subject children en_US
dc.subject severe burns en_US
dc.title The use of music therapy to assist children who have severe burns en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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