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Listening to Relaxing Music Improves Physiological Responses in Premature Infants: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Premature infants are exposed to high levels of noise in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). This Spanish study evaluated the effect of a relaxing music therapy intervention composed by artificial intelligence on respiratory rate, systolic and diastolic blood pressure, … Continue reading

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Music in the NICU: The Role of Nurses in Neuroprotection

Abstract Early exposure to age-appropriate, meaningful auditory stimuli, such as lullaby singing, has been shown to advance various medical and developmental goals in premature infants in the NICU while reducing medical costs. A primary goal of NICU music therapists is … Continue reading

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Does Music Positively Impact Preterm Infant Outcomes?

The hospital environment leaves preterm infants (PTIs) exposed to various stressors that can disrupt their growth and development. Developmental interventions such as music may be an important strategy to mitigate PTI’s stress. This brief evaluates current evidence regarding the impact … Continue reading

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