Scientists advise to listen to classical music during surgery

December 11, 2019  12:04

Scientists from UK and Sweden advise to listen to classical music during surgery. A study published in the International Journal of Surgery showed that classical music really helps surgeons to work better.

According to Mail.RU News, the scientists analyzed 18 studies on the so-called 'Mozart effect.' The fact is that classical music reduces stress and increases concentration.

The accuracy of the medical staff’s actions increases by 11%, and the speed of the procedure - by 10% while listening to music.

Classical music also helps patients - in this case, they need less painkillers or anesthetics.

Experts noted that loud, rhythmic music should not be sounded during the operation, as it distracts surgeons and increases the risk of errors and postoperative infections.

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