Sleep quality and sleep disturbing factors of inpatients in a Chinese general hospital.

@article{Lei2009SleepQA,
  title={Sleep quality and sleep disturbing factors of inpatients in a Chinese general hospital.},
  author={Zhang Lei and Yuan Qiongjing and Wu Qiuli and Kwauk Sabrina and Liao Xiaojing and Wang Changli},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 17},
  pages={2521-9}
}
AIMS AND OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to determine sleep quality and sleep disturbing factors of inpatients and to compare the perception of sleep disturbing factors between nurses and inpatients in a Chinese general hospital. BACKGROUND Sleep aids patients' recovery. A variety of factors affect inpatients' sleep quality. Current research on inpatients' sleep quality in China is limited and narrowly focuses on patients in intensive care units or older patients. DESIGN Survey… CONTINUE READING

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