Approach to Disorders of Sleep in Hospitalized Patients

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Sleep disturbances are common in hospitalized patients and the causes are often multifactorial. The consequences of sleep disruption in hospitalized patients include worsening of the patient's cardiopulmonary status, impairment of the patient's psychiatric and cognitive health, and a negative impact on the patient's overall well-being. Therefore, the identification, evaluation, and treatment of common sleep disturbances and sleep disordered breathing are of utmost important in managing hospitalized patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)543-561
Number of pages19
JournalHospital Medicine Clinics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1 2017


  • Apnea
  • Hospitalized patients
  • Hypoventilation
  • Hypoxemia
  • Insomnia
  • PAP therapy
  • Sleep disordered breathing
  • Sleep disturbance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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