Sleep in the older adult
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Sleep in the older adult

Sharon Maher Staff Nurse, Leicester Royal Infirmary

Sleep problems tend to increase with age, so much so that insomnia can become entwined with other health issues among older people. This article looks at causes of sleep problems and explains how nurses can help assess their severity.

Nursing Older People. 16, 9, 30-34. doi: 10.7748/nop2004.12.16.9.30.c2351