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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 83-86

Music therapy in neonates for procedural pain

Department of Paediatrics, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Science (Du), Wardha, Maharastra, India

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Dr. Ashi Jain
Ashi Jain, Suyash Hospital Jiwaji Club Road, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jdmimsu.jdmimsu_211_19

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Aim:This study aims to evaluate vocal and music in preventing pain in newborn babies. Objectives: 1) to use NIPS score while BCG immunisation. 2) to use above score while using vocal and Instrumental music during BCG Immunisation. 3) to compare above scores. Place -post natal ward of AVBRH Subjects- normal term new born. Inclusion criteria- All newborns in postnatal ward. Exclusion criteria-preterm and sick babies. Methods:Total of 50 patients werestudied.they all were scored using Nips score before immunisation. First group was scored without any intervention. 2nd group with vocal and 3rd with instrumental music during immunisation .the scores were compared music therapy was found to be useful in reducing pain. Conclusion: Music therapy was found to be useful for reducing pain in newborns.

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