Environmental factors such as temperature, light, noise, social activities affect the sleep pattern of hospitalized patients. Patients in hospitals have their normal routine sleep and rest disrupted, which causes sleep deprivation. Nursing interventions planned to improve the hospitalized patients’ sleep quality are mainly focused on promotion of health. A quasi-experimental study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of slumber aids on perceived quality of sleep among hospitalized patients. Sixty samples were recruited and randomly allotted to an experimental group and a control group. Slumber aides were applied to the experimental group and no interventions were made in the control group. The experimental group shows a mean difference of 23.36 and the paired ‘t’ value was 32.91 (P<0.001), which is a significantly better perceived quality of sleep than the control group. There was no association between the selected demographic and post- test perceived quality of sleep among experimental and control group variables. Hence, slumber aids are helpful to improve the quality of sleep among hospitalized patients
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G. Lydia. Effectiveness of Slumber Aids on perceived quality of sleep among patients admitted at Sri Narayani Hospital and Research Center, Vellore. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(3):226-8. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00051
G. Lydia. Effectiveness of Slumber Aids on perceived quality of sleep among patients admitted at Sri Narayani Hospital and Research Center, Vellore. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(3):226-8. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00051 Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-11-3-9
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