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중환자실 환자의 수면과 관련요인에 대한 연구
Perception of Sleep among Patients at Intensive Care Units and its Related Factors

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Authors
고진강
Issue Date
2007
Publisher
병원간호사회 = Hospital Nurses Association
Citation
임상간호연구, 13(2), 149-158
Keywords
수면중환자실중환SleepIntensive care unitsCritical illness
Abstract
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to describe patients’ perception on sleep and to investigate related actors on their perception on sleep.

Methods: An exploratory cross-sectional survey design was used to examine patients’ perception on sleep quality in ICUs and related factors on their perception. Questionnaires were asked of patients who had been receiving care in ICUs.

Results: Related to their perception of their sleep, the mean of total sleep score was 1.70(0=the poorest sleep, 4=optimal sleep). Older age was significantly associated with better sleep in ICUs. The number of days in ICUs was significantly correlated with poorer sleep among patients staying in ICUs between 2 to 14 days.

Conclusion: Critically ill patients in ICUs would perceive poor sleep quality. Nurses who work with patients in the ICUs need to assess how well individual patients perceive their sleep, what they consider the causes of their disturbed sleep, and to make an effort to facilitate their sleep in ICU environments.
ISSN
1598-9186
Language
Korean
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/10371/9756
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