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

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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Work Title Will Geriatric Patients have Increased Quality and Duration of Sleep with Use of Non-Pharmaceutical Nursing Interventions?
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  1. Emma Enders, RN
  2. Julian Derr, BSN, RN
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  1. Penn State Hershey Nursing
  2. sleep
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Work Type Poster
Publication Date 2015
Subject
  1. nursing
Deposited August 13, 2015

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