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.
|Number of pages||16|
|Journal||JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|