The Impact of Nurses’ Night Rounds on Sleep of Elderly Patients and Nursing Strategy
Abstract: Objective: To research the impact of nurses’ night work on the sleep of elderly patients, targeting on the implementation of individualized care, decreasing the disturbance of nurses’ night rounds on hospitalized elderly patients to the largest extent and improving sleep quality of hospitalized elderly patients. Methods: Make questionnaires and interviews on 110 hospitalized elderly patients of a top three hospital in Shijiazhuang, to understand the patients’ sleep and its influence factors.Results: 42 patients show higher sleep quality in hospital than at home, accounting for 42.00%; 23 patients show no significant difference in sleep quality, accounting for 23.00%; 35 patients show lower sleep quality, accounting for 35.00%, of which 12 cases need to take sleeping pills to solve sleep problems (9 patients start to take pills after 3 days in hospital). In accordance with the average score, with descending order, the impacts on elderly patients are ranked as: the treatment of nurses at night, medical staff talking, visiting the wards, psychological factors, physical complaints, turning and patting back, uncomfortable beds, nurses’ operating on other patients and lack of regular bedtime arrangements. Conclusion: Nurses’ night round is an important influencing factor on sleep in elderly patients. Through reasonable care management, appropriate care measures and great working guideline, the sleep quality of elderly patients can be improved.
文章引用: 赵林远 , 杨 晗 (2014) 护士夜查房对老年患者睡眠的影响及护理对策。 护理学， 3， 19-26. doi: 10.12677/NS.2014.32005
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