Effects of intensive care unit noise on patients: a study on coronary artery bypass graft surgery patients


Akansel N., Kaymakci S.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING, vol.17, no.12, pp.1581-1590, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2007.02144.x
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1581-1590
  • Keywords: decibel, disturbance, intensive care unit, noise, nurses, nursing, patient, HOSPITAL NOISE, INDUCED STRESS, NURSES, COMMUNICATION, INTERVENTIONS, PERCEPTIONS, POLLUTION, AREA
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aims and objectives. The aim of this study was to measure the noise levels in specific locations of an intensive care unit and determine the disturbance levels of patients owing to noise.