Sleep and healing in intensive care settings.

Abstract

Maximizing healing in the ICU environment requires active promotion of sleep as a nursing intervention. Changing practice requires a two-pronged approach: developing an expanded knowledge base related to the physiological effects of sleep and especially healing, and minimizing the impact of the traditional ICU system on sleep deprivation.

Cite this paper

@article{Evans1995SleepAH, title={Sleep and healing in intensive care settings.}, author={Josephine C. Evans and Diana G French}, journal={Dimensions of critical care nursing : DCCN}, year={1995}, volume={14 4}, pages={189-99} }