New edition: Breast Surgery Bulletin – January 2016 edition

The latest update has now been published and you can read it here

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Listening to music helps reduce pain and anxiety after surgery, review shows

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Listening to music before, during, or after surgery notably decreases patients’ pain and anxiety and reduces their use of analgesic drugs, a review published in the Lancet has shown

Use of music has a long history of improving patients’ experience of being in hospital, and studies have shown positive effects on postoperative recovery. But no comprehensive review has previously studied its use in different types of surgery and at different stages of procedures

British Journal of Surgery 16 October 2014

3 articles from British Journal of Surgery (BJS) are shown below:

British Journal of Surgery (3 new articles):