Sleep in hospital

Rosemary A.Webster BSc*, David, R. Thompson

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Although sleep has been identified as an activity generally considered necessary for normal functioning, the nursing literature on the subject is relatively scanty. This paper is an attempt to review sleep and its relationship to nursing practice. A discussion of nursing interventions that are likely to ensure that adequate sleep is maintained is included.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)447-457
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Advanced Nursing
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jan 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)


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