Music Therapy and Pediatric Pain


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Music Therapy and Pediatric Pain
Edited by Joanne V. Loewy
156 pages

Addresses the difficult topic of children in pain and the role of music therapy. Brings together the writings of 21 clinicians and researchers committed to developing the uncharted area of music therapy in this area.



          Joanne Loewy

Chapter 1:  Sensing and Resonating with Pain: A Process-Oriented Approach to Focusing the Body/Mind Using Music Therapy

          Frank Bosco

Chapter 2:  Pain, Hurt, and Harm: THe Ethics of Pain Control in Infants and Children

           Gary Walco, Rober Cassidy & Neil Schechter

Chapter 3:  Music Therapy Applications in the Pediatric Medical Dettings: Child Development, Pain Management and Choices

          Virginia Kallay

Chapter 4:  Music Therapy Pediatric Pain Management: Assessing and Attending to the Sounds of Hurt, Fear, and Anxiety

          Joanne Loewy, Betsy MacGregor, Kate Richards, & Jeanette Rodriguez

Chapter 5:  Music Therapy in the Pediatric Pain Experience: Theory, Practice and Research at Allegheny University of the Health Sciences

          Paul Nolan

Chapter 6:  Working with Children and Pain: The Music Therapist's Perspective

          Bryan Muller

Chapter 7:  Entrainment Music, Healing Imagery, and the Rhythmic Language of Health and Disease

          Mark Rider

Chapter 8:  The Use of CClinical Improvisation to Alleviate Procedural Distress in Young Children

          Ann Turry

Chapter 9:  Advances in Medical Applications of Music and Music Vibration Using the MVTTM: Potential for Preemptive Analgesia in

                  Pediatric Surgery

          Kris Chelsky & Donald Michel

Chapter 10:  Cancer and Pain: A Creative, Multi-Disciplinary Approach in Working with Patients and Families

          Lucanne Magill, Nessa Coyle, George Handzo & Matthew Loscalzo

Chapter 11:  Managing Sickle Cell Pain with Music Therapy

          Diane Snyder Cowan

Chapter 12:  Reflections on Medical Music Therapy: Biopsychosocial Prespectives in the Treatment Process

          Cheryl Dileo

Appendix:  A Bibliography of Music Therapy and Music Medicine with Pediatric Patients

          Compiled by Cheryl Dileo

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I work as a Music Therapist at a major childrens hospital and want to be updated on current research
Joanna B on Dec 5, 2012
I work as a Music Therapist at a major childrens hospital and want to be updated on current research
Joanna B on Dec 5, 2012

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