Sjuksköterskans omvårdnadsåtgärder för att befrämja patienters sömn : en kvalitativ intervju studie

by Krasniqi, Hanife; Lindh, Johan

Abstract (Summary)
Aims. The purpose of this study was to describe the nurses experience of promote patients sleep in a perspective of caring.Background. When you are at sleep the mind is unaware of the surrounding, the sleep is an important part of life. Mans experience that sleep is a great need of mankind, the lack of sleep for sometime leaves you with lack of ability to concentrate, changes ones temperament and worsens ones ability to take action. Studies that have been done shows that hospitalized patients often complain that they suffer of sleeping disorder.Methods. A qualitative interview study was made to reach the study’s purpose. In the study 5 nurses were interviewed, they worked in two cities and in three different medicine divisions.Results. The results of the study showed two main categories of caring methods nurse’s uses to promote sleep appeared; caring methods and medical methods.Conclusions. The authors consider a further study of methods that a nurse can use to promote sleep is necessary. The authors also consider that nurse’s education would provide more knowledge about sleep and how to promote sleep.
Bibliographical Information:


School:Högskolan i Skövde

School Location:Sweden

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:promote sleep nurse hospital


Date of Publication:06/18/2007

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