Type of Article:  Original Research

Volume 6; Issue 1 (February 2018)

Page No.: 2573-2576

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijpr.2017.152


Deshmukh Aboli Vivekrao 1, Nagarwala Raziya  *2, Shyam Ashok 3, Sancheti Parag 4.

1 BPTh. Sancheti Institute College of Physiotherapy, Pune,

*2 MPTh in Cardio-Respiratory Sciences, Professor, Department of Cardio-Respiratory Sciences, Sancheti Institute College of Physiotherapy, Pune.

3 MS Ortho, Research Officer, Sancheti Institute of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Pune.

4 MS Ortho, Chairman, Sancheti Institute for Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Pune.

Address for Correspondence: Dr. Nagarwala Raziya, MPTh in Cardio-Respiratory Sciences, Professor, Department of Cardio-Respiratory Sciences, Sancheti Institute College of Physiotherapy, Sancheti Healthcare academy, Thube Park, Shivajinagar, Pune – 411005, Telephone:  +91-9850816350,  Fax: +91 20 25539494 E-Mail: rnagarwala@gmail.com


Background: Respiratory Condition is an umbrella term. It includes many respiratory diseases, amongst which COPD is a leading cause of distress. Hospitalized Patients with COPD often suffer from anxiety due to many underlined causes. Anxiety is an unpleasurable emotional state; it goes hand in hand with COPD condition. Effect of music on anxiety reduction and physiological parameters is culturally known but lacks much attention in treatment settings. So the purpose of this study is to find out the effect of music on physiological parameters and anxiety in COPD patients.

Materials and Methods: In this Experimental type of study, carried out in tertiary care hospitals in Pune city, 42 patients were selected by purposive sampling technique as per inclusion criteria, both male and females with COPD and MMRC dyspnoea grade 2 and 3. Pre intervention physiological parameters i.e. Respiratory rate, Heart rate, Blood pressure along with anxiety score using State Trait Anxiety Inventory Scale were checked and noted. After the Music intervention of 15-20 minutes all the outcome measures were checked again and noted. Data collected was analyzed using Paired t-test and Wilcoxon method.

Result and Conclusion:  P values for RR, PR, SBP, DBP and STAI are 0.00, 0.00, 0.012, 0.001 and 0.00 respectively which are (<0.05) statistically significant. Mean values of RR, PR and STAI have shown significant change, pre and post intervention; whereas mean BP stayed the same. So the study concludes that music has significant effect on physiological parameters and anxiety, and it can be incorporated as a non pharmacological intervention in clinical settings.

Key word: COPD, Music, Anxiety, Respiratory Rate, Pulse Rate, Blood pressure.


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Cite this article: Deshmukh Aboli Vivekrao, Nagarwala Raziya, Shyam Ashok, Sancheti Parag. EFFECT OF MUSIC ON PHYSIOLOGICAL PARAMETERS AND ANXIETY IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE. Int J Physiother Res 2018;6(1):2573-2576. DOI: 10.16965/ijpr.2017.152