Will Geriatric Patients have Increased Quality and Duration of Sleep with Use of Non-Pharmaceutical Nursing Interventions? Public

Geriatric patients are predisposed to sleep disturbances due to decreased time in stages three, four, and REM sleep. Sedative hypnotics increase risk for falls and delirium in hospitalized elders. Therefore we investigated the use of non-pharmaceutical nursing interventions on the quality and duration of sleep in hospitalized elders.

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Creator
Emma Enders, RN
Julian Derr, BSN, RN
Keyword
sleep
Penn State Hershey Nursing
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All rights reserved
Resource type
Poster
Published Date
2015
Subject
nursing
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1.08 MB
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