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Inadequate sleep may result in physical and cognitive dysfunction. During hospitalization, interruptions from excessive noise, lights, and interruptions contribute to poor quality sleep. Patient and nurse reports of perception of sleep quality differ, with few studies comparing perception to measured quality and quantity of sleep. This non-experimental study compared patient and nurse perception, quality, and quantity of hospitalized medical patient's sleep.
Sleep, Sleep quality, Sleep deprivation
Chalich, Karen RN, "Quality and Quantitiy of Patient Sleep in the Hospital: Perceptions and Measures" (2017). Nursing Posters. 75.