Behavioral modification of healthcare professionals in an adult critical care unit to reduce nocturnal noise: An evidence based implementation project

Lori DELANEY

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Abstract

Background: The intensive care environment is intrinsically noisy, with noise emanating from a multitude of sources, as a result patients commonly experience sleep disturbance. The main causal factor of sleep disturbance has been cited as being environmental noise, in particular noise generated by staff and clinical monitoring which are amendable to behavior modification.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)505-520
Number of pages16
JournalJBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports
Volume12
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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