This was a very enlightening discussion with Rosalind Elliott from Sydney about her study. Our poor ITU patients are struggling to get any decent sleep- what can we do to help them?
Rosalind Elliott qualified as a nurse in London, England in the early 90s and worked in intensive care for almost two decades. In 1998 she moved to Sydney. Roz completed her Ph.D. studies at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia in 2012. She conducted a research study, ‘Improving the quality and amount of sleep for the intensive care patient’. Previously during her Masters studies, Roz investigated the effect of a sedation guideline on the duration of ventilation on intensive care patients. In addition, to her strong research interest, she is an advocate for nursing practices to improve patient comfort and quality of care. In her previous role as a Clinical Nurse Consultant in intensive care, she published papers on the prevention of pressure ulcers and eye care in ICU patients.
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