The effect of moderating nursing care practices on sleep of patients admitted to coronary care unit


pouya farokhnezhad , *

How to Cite: farokhnezhad P. The effect of moderating nursing care practices on sleep of patients admitted to coronary care unit, Med Surg Nurs J. 2014 ; 2(3 And 4):e87651.


Medical - Surgical Nursing Journal: 2 (3 And 4); e87651
Published Online: November 19, 2014
Article Type: Abstract
Received: December 16, 2018
Accepted: February 12, 2014


Introduction & Objective: sleep disorder are common problems in patients hospitalized in the critical care unit and nursing care interventions is including the sleep disorders external factors. This study investigated the effect of Strategies to moderate nursing care practices on admitted Patients sleep in the coronary care unit. Materials & Methods: This study was a quasi-experimental and single blind, during which 30 patients admitted to the coronary care unit Shariati Hospital through available sampling were entered in each group (total 60 patients). Sleep quality and quantity was measured on the first day of admission and three days later, using Researcher made questionnaire in the control group and also sleep quality and quantity of patients in the intervention group was measured with the same method but with a modified nursing care practices. Data analysis using descriptive and deductive statistics (chi-square and paired and independent T-test) was done by SPSS/18 software. Results: The findings of the present study was showed significant differences in sleep quality control and intervention groups in three night hospitalization (P<0.001) and also mean changes in sleep quantity before and after hospitalization in the intervention and control groups was statistically significant (P<0.001). These changes had reduced the number of hours of sleep in the control group and remained unchanged in the intervention group. Conclusion: Significant reduction in the quality and quantity of sleep in the intervention group than the control group admitted that it is expressed using of moderating nursing care practices can maintain unchanged sleep quality and quantity of patients admitted to coronary care unit.




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