Journal of Nursing

Nursing Research of Patients with Restlessness During General Anesthesia Recovery Period Based on Music Therapy

Shulin Li, Liming Dai


Purpose: Study the effect of music therapy on restlessness in patients with general anesthesia. Method: 120 cases of general anesthesia were selected and divided into treatment group and control group, 60 cases in each group. According to the preferences and psychological state of each patient in the treatment group, choose the appropriate music, carry out music therapy during the general anesthesia awakening period, and the control group using conventional methods of resuscitation care. Observe and record the restlessness of patients in general anesthesia waking period, using anxiety self-assessment(SAS) for the restlessness score. Results: The manic score and incidence of patients in the treatment group were significantly lower than those in the control group, and the difference was statistically significant(P<0.05). Conclusion: According to the patient's own situation, choosing appropriate music to carry out music therapy can reduce the patient's restlessness and reduce the incidence of restlessness during general anesthesia.


Nursing; Restlessness; General Anesthesia Recovery Period; Music Therapy

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