According to a new study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital, MGH and Cambridge Health Alliance, certain noises in a common hospital setting can disrupt sleep and negatively affect brain activity and cardiovascular function.
In the Hospital, the Noisy Hospital, the Patient Sleeps Tonight?
In the hospital it is not only direct patient care, but also the environment that contributes to recovery. A critical component of a healing environment is a peaceful space for a patient to get enough sleep.However, according to a new study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), Massachusetts General Hospital and Cambridge Health Alliance, there are certain noises in a common hospital setting that can disrupt sleep. Such disruption can negatively affect brain activity and cardiovascular function.
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