Assessing and Treating Sleep Problems in Family Caregivers of Intensive Care Unit Patients

Carter, Patricia A.; Clark, Angela P.
February 2005
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2005, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p16
Academic Journal
Describes the impact of sleep loss on the physical and emotional health of individuals and the effect that reduction in stimuli, relaxation and a healthy sleep routine can have on a caregiver's ability to reduce sleep loss. Information on short-term sleep loss; Factors that affect sleep loss; Behavioral techniques to reduce sleep loss; Explanation on relaxation.


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