Effects of aromatherapy on sleep quality and anxiety of patients.

  title={Effects of aromatherapy on sleep quality and anxiety of patients.},
  author={Ezgi Karadağ and Sevgin Samancioglu and Dilek Ozden and Ercan Bakir},
  journal={Nursing in critical care},
  volume={22 2},
BACKGROUND In intensive care units (ICUs), patients cannot sleep well. Aromatherapy is used for depression, anxiety, relaxation and disorders related with sleep and stress. AIM This study aimed to investigate the effect of lavender essential oil on the sleep quality and anxiety level of patients in coronary ICU. PARTICIPANTS A total of 60 patients in coronary ICU participated in this study. DESIGN A randomized controlled study was conducted with 60 patients in a province located in the… CONTINUE READING
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