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MUSIC SOOTHES SURGERY, EYE DOCTOR JORGE CAMARA FINDS

Date: June 26th, 2008 in JABSOM News    Print or PDF

Shows a surgeon's hands

John Burns School of Medicine Clinical Professor Jorge Camara is a skilled pianist in addition to an eye surgeon. And he has found that music lowered both the blood pressure and heart and respiratory rates of patients before surgery, without sedation or pain medicine. His study is featured in the
Medscape Journal of Medicine.

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