Table 1: Summary of literature on music therapy.

Database Search - March 2011 to March 2016

Boolean Key Termsbelow English - Peer Reviewed

Cochrane

Results

Certified Music Therapist

12

Music Therapy

23

Nurs* and Music*

5

EBSCOhost (CINAHL Complete)

Results

Certified Music Therapist

9

Music Intervention* and Nurs*

90

Music and Nurs* and Best Practice*

2

Music Therap* and Nurs*

206

Google Scholar

Results

Certified Music Therapist

14,600

Music Intervention* and Nurs*

16,400

Music Therap* and Nurs*

15,300

Music and Nurs* and Best Practice*

16,900

Nursing Reference Center by EBSCOhost

Results

Evidence-based Care Sheets

10

Search Everything

Results

Certified Music Therapist

1,023

Music Intervention* and Nurs*

15,247

Music Therap* and Nurs*

12,826

Music and Nurs* and Best Practice*

15,207