CCP Podcast 043: Why Won’t My Patient Sleep?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet Why Won’t My Patient Sleep! The Intensive Care patient will often lie awake at night, eyes wide open, clearly with no intention of sleeping. So why won’t the intensive care patient sleep? Perhaps we need to understand what happens during normal sleep […]

CCP Podcast 045: Simple Things to Help Them Sleep.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet Characterisation of sleep in intensive care using 24-hour polysomnography: an observational study. 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 […]

CCP Podcast 044: Helping The ITU Patient Sleep.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTweet Non-pharmacological interventions for sleep promotion in the intensive care unit Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Oct It is well-known that patients in the intensive care units do suffer from a lack of sleep and frequent sleep disturbances. So how can we help […]