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Music as an aid for postoperative recovery in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

The landmark study published in August 2015 by The Lancet, the U.K. based peer-reviewed general medical journal.

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(15)60169-6/abstract?code=lancet-site

Melodies to Heal: Music intervention helps critically ill patients - By Anastasia Stanmeyer

Published in Berkshire Magazine in June 2017, about the Medical Musician program at Berkshire Medical Center

http://townvibe.com/Berkshire/June-2017/Melodies-to-Heal/#.WSObubS7wOp.facebook

The Power of Music in Medicine - By Dr. Marvin A. McMillen

Dr. McMillen describes the use of music in critical care from the perspective of a career critical care doctor/trauma surgeon.

http://www.berkshireeagle.com/stories/the-power-of-music-in-medicine,529917

Andrew Schulman ’74 Heals With Music - By Rachel Rodriguez

Profile of Andrew Schulman in Stony Brook Matters: News for Alumni and Friends, the Stony Brook University alumni magazine.

https://www.stonybrook.edu/happenings/sb_medicine/andrew-schulman-74-heals-with-music/

How To Improve Your Playing - By Andrew Schulman

A humorous take on a serious situation that had a very valuable silver lining.

https://www.local802afm.org/allegro/articles/how-to-improve-your-playing/

Scientists studying brains to learn how music aids healing - Associated Press

NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins is quoted as well as Julia Langley and Martha Vance of the Arts and Humanities Program at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.
https://nypost.com/2017/12/19/scientists-studying-brains-to-learn-how-music-aids-healing/

From Code Blue to Medical Musician - By Andrew Schulman

An article commissioned by 21CM Magazine to get a musician's perspective on the transition from a professional music career to becoming a medical musician.
http://21cm.org/magazine/special-features/2017/11/02/from-code-blue-to-medical-musician/

Music, especially by Bach, helps reduce stress - By Helen Altonn

An article about the work of Dr. Arthur Wallace Harvey, a pioneer in the field of neuromusicology. This article is referenced in the Prologue of the book, Waking the Spirit.

http://archives.starbulletin.com/2004/04/29/news/story10.html