Relaxing music before eye surgery helps patients feel less anxious and reduces their need for sedation.
The patients cannot wear headphones during the operation because of the liquids used in the procedure.
The effects of the...
A soothing sound played for patients having eye surgery reduced fear and anxiety and slowed heart rates.
The audio therapy – known as binaural beats – was used during cataract surgery where patients are only given a local anaesthetic and exposed to potentially upsetting sounds like surgical machinery and the conversations of the surgical team.
A Galway cancer specialist is behind a global initiative to help people recover from cancer with music.
Dr Paul Donnellan, a consultant oncologist at University Hospital Galway has been setting up branches of a worldwide...