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Sömn på sjukhus: En allmän litteraturöversikt ur ett patientperspektiv
Mälardalen University, School of Health, Care and Social Welfare.
Mälardalen University, School of Health, Care and Social Welfare.
2018 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Background: Sleep is important for the experience of health and is of great importance for patients’ recovery. Nurses view sleep as healing and beneficial for patients. Sleep enhancing measures are used in varying degrees and can for example include attenuation of noise and light, timing of care and clarifying information. Problem: Sleep disorders are frequentamong patients in hospitals. Sleep is important for patients’ recovery and in order for nurses to reduce sleep discomfort, it is important to identify what causes sleep discomfort. Aim: The aim is to create an overview of what patients describes influence their sleep in hospitals. Method: General literature overview with eight quantitative studies, two qualitative studies and one mixed-method study. Findings: Several recurring causes of disturbed sleep in hospitals appeared. The patients described different conditions related to the environment, such as noise and light that disturbed their sleep. Care-related conditions affecting the sleep were for example nursing and medication at night, as well as patients’ experiences of lack of control and influence. In patient-related conditions the patients experienced that pain and anxiety complicated their sleep. Conclusion: There are different causes for sleep in patients in hospitals. Common causes of disturbed sleep in hospitals include pain, noise, caring during night and anxiety.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2018.
Keywords [en]
patient, qualitative, sleep difficulties, ward
Keywords [sv]
kvalitativ, patient, sömnsvårigheter, vårdavdelning
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Medical and Health Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:mdh:diva-39621OAI: oai:DiVA.org:mdh-39621DiVA, id: diva2:1214367
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Caring Science
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Available from: 2018-06-12 Created: 2018-06-06 Last updated: 2018-06-12Bibliographically approved

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