Sleep assessment of hospitalised patients: a literature review.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Sleep is a dynamic and essential part of human life and health. In healthcare settings, nurses are strategically placed to promote sleep and sleep health. In this regard, nursing actions should be based upon effective methods of assessment of patient sleep. Standardised sleep assessment does not currently occur in the care of acute hospitalised… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2014.02.001

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