A review of the research on music therapy in hospice care

Meng-Xue Fu, Qin Lin, Ji-Jun Wu, Xiao-Li Zhong, Ling-Na Yang, Guo-Jing Han
2020 Frontiers of Nursing  
AbstractObjectiveTo summarize the research progress of music therapy in hospice care and to provide reference for further research.MethodsA wide range of literatures on music therapy and hospice care at home and abroad were searched and read, and the literature was integrated, judged, analyzed, and summarized.ResultsThe related research on music therapy in hospice care mainly focused on western developed countries such as Europe and the United States. China is still in the stage of theoretical
more » ... age of theoretical exploration, lacking qualitative research based on case investigation and empirical research based on data statistics.ConclusionsMusic therapy supports the management of symptoms in hospice care, which can meet the diverse needs of patients and their family members including physical, psychological, social, and spiritual.
doi:10.2478/fon-2020-0031 fatcat:r2qwxwmpojejhesjxepptjffnu