The sound environment in an ICU patient room--a content analysis of sound levels and patient experiences.

@article{Johansson2012TheSE,
  title={The sound environment in an ICU patient room--a content analysis of sound levels and patient experiences.},
  author={Lotta Johansson and Ingegerd L Bergbom and Kerstin Persson Waye and Erica E. Ryherd and Berit Lindahl},
  journal={Intensive & critical care nursing},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={269-79}
}
This study had two aims: first to describe, using both descriptive statistics and quantitative content analysis, the noise environment in an ICU patient room over one day, a patient's physical status during the same day and early signs of ICU delirium; second, to describe, using qualitative content analysis, patients' recall of the noise environment in the ICU patient room. The final study group comprised 13 patients. General patient health status data, ICU delirium observations and sound-level… CONTINUE READING

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