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3 2020, 13(4): 61-70 Back to browse issues page
The effect of white noise on sleep quality and comfort of patients after open heart surgery
Khodayar Oshvandi Mr, Meysam Hadad samani Mr, Babak Manafi Mr, Mehdi Molavi vardanjani Mr
hamadan university of medical sciences
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Introduction: Hospitalization in ICU is essential for these patients, which clearly causes sleep disturbances and patients' comfort and has an adverse effect on the recovery process of these patients. One of the factors affecting sleep and comfort of patients is ambient noise. This study aimed to determine the effect of white noise on sleep quality and comfort of patients.
Method :The present study was a randomized, double-blind clinical trial with 60 patients undergoing open heart surgery admitted in the intensive care unit of Farshchian hospital in Hamedan in 2018.
Patients in the experimental group selected one of the three sounds of rain, sea and river waves and played them with headphones for three nights for 20-30 minutes. The control group did not receive any intervention. Sleep quality of patients was measured using standard SMHSQ and VAS convenience. .
Results: The results showed that there were no differences in demographic and clinical characteristics (nausea, medications, type of surgery, length of stay, duration of surgery) in the control and experimental groups. The results also showed that using white noise significantly reduced sleep disturbance and increased comfort in the experimental group compared to the control group (P <0.001).
Conclusion: The use of white noise such as the sound of sea waves, river sound and rain in ICU patients after open heart surgery reduces their sleep disturbance and increases their comfort.
Keywords: comfort, quality of sleep, open heart surgery
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2020/04/21 | Accepted: 2020/09/7 | Published: 2020/11/9
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oshvandi K, Hadad samani M, Manafi B, molavi vardanjani M. The effect of white noise on sleep quality and comfort of patients after open heart surgery. 3. 2020; 13 (4) :61-70
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