Effects of Earplugs and Eye Masks on Perceived Quality of Sleep during Night among Patients in Intensive Care Units

  title={Effects of Earplugs and Eye Masks on Perceived Quality of Sleep during Night among Patients in Intensive Care Units},
  author={Koushal Dave and Ashia Qureshi and Lakshmanan Gopichandran},
  journal={Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research},
Sleep disruption is a common problem among ICU patients and causes of sleep disruption are multi factorial. Noise and light are the most common sleep disruptive factors which have negative physiological and psychological effects on patients admitted in ICU. This prospective randomized crossover design study aims to assess the effectiveness of earplugs and eye masks on perceived quality of sleep among patients admitted in intensive care units. Fifty patients from different ICUs of AIIMS, Delhi… 

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