The use of music therapy to assist children who have severe burns

The use of music therapy to assist children who have severe burns

Abstract

Music therapy is a valuable tool in distracting children with severe burns for the pain experienced in daily debridement baths. Music therapy allows choice, facilitating the child's sense of being in control. and provides an atmosphere of safety and comfort.

Keywords: Music therapy; children; burns


Citation

Edwards, J. (1994). The use of music therapy to assist children who have severe burns. Australian Journal of Music Therapy, 5, 3-6.


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Date published: July 1994