comfort, rest, sleep, bedmaking

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Fundamental Nursing Skills and  Concepts Chapter 17
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COMFORT, REST, AND SLEEP COMFORT:   STATE OF RELIEF FROM DISTRESS REST:  WAKING STATE CHARACTERIZED BY REDUCED  ACTIVITY AND MENTAL STIMULATION SLEEP:  STATE OF AROUSABLE UNCONSCIOUSNESS
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MODIFYING THE ENVIROMENT TO PROMOTE  COMFORT, REST, AND SLEEP Relaxing colors (light green or blue). Pictures of peaceful scenes. Adequate sunlight and artificial light. Night lights for safety. Comfortable room temperature and humidity. Ventilation which removes odors but doesn’t spread infection. REMEMBER:  Ill clients may need cooler or warmer room  temperatures for comfort and may not tolerate odors.
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ROOM FURNISHINGS BED (ADJUSTABLE HEIGHT AND POSITION OF HEAD AND  FOOT, SIDERAILS, REMOVABLE HEADBOARD FOR QUICK  ACCESS, WATERPROOF MATTRESS FOR EASY CLEANING,  MATTRESS OVERLAYS FOR COMFORT AND INTACT SKIN). PILLOWS AND BED LINEN. PRIVACY CURTAIN. OVERBED TABLE. BEDSIDE STAND. CHAIRS.       
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FUNCTIONS OF SLEEP REDUCING FATIGUE. STABILIZING MOOD. IMPROVING BLOOD FLOW TO THE BRAIN. INCREASING PROTEIN SYNTHESIS. MAINTAINING THE IMMUNE SYSTEM. PROMOTING CELLULAR GROWTH AND REPAIR. IMPROVING LEARNING AND MEMORY STORAGE.
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THE TWO PHASES OF SLEEP NONRAPID EYE MOVEMENT SLEEP (NREM SLEEP)      Progresses through four stages      Slow waves on an EEG (slow wave or quiet sleep) RAPID EYE MOVEMENT SLEEP (REM SLEEP)      The deepest stage of sleep      EEG waves similar to wakefulness (paradoxical or active  sleep)
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course HCI 112 taught by Professor George during the Spring '08 term at Lady of the Lake.

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