Archive | Music and Surgery

A Patent has Been Awarded to Me!!!!!

Tweet One of my dreams has come true!! I am so excited and thrilled to announce the yesterday I was notified that my invention for delivering music during surgery has received a patent from the U.S. Patent Office. Needless to say, there are lots of small details ( like paying ANOTHER $1,000.00!!!) but now I […]

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Paging Dr. Mozart!

Tweet The operating room of a hospital is a highly stressful place. Surgeons and assistants have to be extremely attentive, moving quickly but carefully. Playing music during surgeries has been shown to relax the staff and the patients. Some of the benefits that extend to the recovery room are lower heart rate, blood pressure and […]

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UK Hospital and Music School collaborate to create music medicine alliance!

Tweet Dr. Jay Zwischenberger, UK chief of surgery, plays his harmonica. Staff and patients are said to find “Dr. Z’s” music a source of reassurance and comfort. June 13, 2008 Musicians have long known intuitively that experiencing the rhythms, harmonies and melodies of music —as listener or performer— can help mend the troubled mind, body […]

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Everyday Qi Teleseminar is a Smashing Success

Tweet Today was the first Everyday Qi Teleseminar and thousands of people registered for it.  Dr. Ellen Britt of put on a wonderful show and interviewed me and asked questions that people were typing in while we talked.  We had listeners from not only all around the U.S. but also from Austrailia, Austria, Canada […]

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Music being used in Hawaiian OR's!

Tweet I don’t know about you, but I still think of Hawaii as Paradise!  I’ve been twice now and it’s just as beautiful as the movies and travel books portray it.  I’m not sure whether most people think of it as a place on the cutting edge of medical procedures.  Thanks to my dear friend […]

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