How to help patients get a better night’s sleep in hospital
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How to help patients get a better night’s sleep in hospital

Nick Evans Health journalist

Sleep is vital for good health and recovery, but wards are often not the most restful places

Getting a good night’s sleep in hospital is notoriously difficult. Patients are in beds they are not used to, wards are too warm (or too cold), staff are working, and machines beep all night long.

Nursing Standard. 37, 1, 22-24. doi: 10.7748/ns.37.1.22.s13

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