Identifying sleep disorders

Julie Swann
  • British Journal of Mental Health Nursing, March 2014, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/bjmh.2014.3.2.59

Understanding patients sleep disorders

What is it about?

This article on sleep problems related to the elderly is pertinent to people who work with people of any age who have sleep disorders

Why is it important?

Sleep is needed to enable the body to rest and renew. Sleep disturbances are common, particularly in people who are elderly, have pain, or cannot sleep due to thinking of problems that are of concern.


Mrs Julie I Swann

This article first appeared in Nursing & Residential Care in January 2013 and was reproduced by permission of the editor.

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