Music therapy to manage asthma

Eley, Robert and Gorman, Don (2008) Music therapy to manage asthma. Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, 32 (1). pp. 9-10. ISSN 1037-3403

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This study looked at whether a programme of teaching didgeridoo playing and singing to Aboriginal people would be effective in helping to manage their asthma. Whilst there were difficulties with retention of some participants the overall results were positive and participants enjoyed the programme.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Deposited with permission of publisher.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - No Department
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2008 10:35
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2014 04:16
Uncontrolled Keywords: asthma; music; didgeridoo; Aboriginal; health
Fields of Research : 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111701 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111716 Preventive Medicine
19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing > 190408 Music Therapy
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 92 Health > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920115 Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)

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