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NURS509A

Sleep & Rest

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6 Things that Sleep promotes 1. Increases mental performance 2. Improves learning 3. Helps the storage of long-term memory 4. Restores energy 5. Improves ability to cope 6. Strengthens the immune system
What do the following factors refer to: -Altered consciousness -Decreased motor activity/perception -Selective response to external stimuli Sleep
What do the following factors refer to: -Mild to no activity -Relaxation; stress-free -Leads to feeling refreshed Rest
4 Factors that affect sleep 1. Age 2. Lifestyle factors (physical activity, food and alcohol, medications, caffeine, sleep habits) 3. Illness 4. Environmental factors (temperature and humidity, noise and light, noxious odor, comfort of bedding)
7 Ways Nurses can help promote sleep 1.Offer foods that help promote sleep 2.Maintain safety of the client 3.Teach about sleep hygiene 4.Client teaching about sleep-inducing medications 5.Cluster care to avoid interrupting sleep 6.Promote comfort/relaxation 7.Support bedtime rituals
7 Common Sleep Disorders 1. Insomnia 2. Circadian disorders 3. Restless Leg Syndrome 4. Hypersomnia 5. Sleep Apnea 6. Narcolepsy 7. Parasomnias (sleep walking, Bruxim, night terrors, REM disturbances, enuresis)
What is the hormone that promotes sleep? Melatonin
Depression, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, pain, and sleep apnea are examples of Conditions that cause secondary sleep disorders
The duration of sleep is regulated by the Reticular Activating System (RAS)
What is the deepest and most restorative stage of sleep; difficult to wake someone from and if awakened the person may appear confused and react slowly. Stage IV
Created by: MEPN 2013