Investigation of the effect of sensory stimulations on sleep deprivation symptoms in patients hospitalized in coronary care unit

Abolhassani, Sh. (2006) Investigation of the effect of sensory stimulations on sleep deprivation symptoms in patients hospitalized in coronary care unit. koomesh, 7 (1).

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Abstract

Introduction: Sleep is one of the human's basic needs. Sleep deprivation has several side effects on human mind and body, regarding sleep importance for patients hospitalized in coronary care unit, meeting this basic need is necessary. The object of this study is to determine the effect of sensory stimulations on sleep deprivation symptoms in patients hospitalized in coronary intensive care unit of selected hospital of Isfahan medical sciences college. Material and Methods: In a Quasi experimental research 90 patients were selected by simple method and were divided into 3 groups of 30 patients. Each 30 patients were assigned in back massage, sound replacement and no intervention groups. Questionnaire was used to gather information. All three groups were interviewed at the beginning of the research and the questionnaire was completed in admission. In the massage group, massage was used for two days, each day for two times. In sound replacement group, cassette tape was broadcast two times a day for two days. The questionnaire was completed once more at the end of first 48 hours of admission. The research data were analyzed by appropriate statistical methods by applying SPSS software. Results: The research findings showed a significant statistical difference in the mean scores of anxiety and fatigue after 48 hours between three groups. Also there was a significant difference in mean changing scores of anxiety in admission and after 48 hours. Conclusion: Performing back massage and sound replacement for the patients hospitalized in coronary care unit, is an effective method for reducing anxiety and fatigue of the patients.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sensory stimulation, Sleep, Anxiety, Fatigue, Coronary intensive care unit, Heart disease
Subjects: WG Cardiovascular System
WY Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: Users 1 not found.
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2017 11:14
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2017 11:14
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/6191

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