Applied ResearchTM: PDF OnlyA Relaxation Protocol to Reduce Patient AnxietyMynchenberg, Thomas L. RN, MSN; Dungan, Joyce M. RNC, MSN, EdDDimensions Of Critical Care Nursing: March 1995 - Volume 14 - Issue 2 - p 78-85 Buy Abstract Relaxation and music therapy have shown promise as anxiety-reducing interventions for patients in critical care settings. The challenge for nurses is to incorporate these modalities of care into effective clinical strategies. This article describes one method of introducing relaxation therapy to the anxious patient within the context of the Dungan Model of Dynamic Integration. © Williams & Wilkins 1995. All Rights Reserved.