Sleep-Wake Disturbances

Sleep-Wake Disturbances

Sleep-wake disturbances are actual or perceived changes in night sleep with resulting daytime impairment. There are a number of demographic-, lifestyle-, environment-, disease-, and treatment-related factors that can increase the risk of sleeping problems in patients with cancer, including symptoms such as pain, nausea, anxiety, depression, and hot flashes. Sleep-wake disturbances have been reported in 30%–75% of people with cancer.

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2011–2015 Authors

Ann M. Berger, PhD, APRN, AOCNS®, FAAN, Genevieve Antoinette Desaulniers, BSN, RN, Ellyn E. Matthews, PhD, RN, AOCNS®, CBSM, Julie L. Otte, PhD, RN, OCN®, Margaretta S. Page, RN, MS, and Catherine Vena, PhD, RN

ONS Staff: Margaret M. Irwin, PhD, RN, MN, Christine M. Maloney, BA, Kerri A. Moriarty, MLS, and Mark Vrabel, MLS, AHIP, ELS

 

2009 Authors

Margaretta S. Page, RN, MS and Ann M. Berger, PhD, APRN, AOCNS®, FAAN

ONS Staff: Linda H. Eaton, MN, RN, AOCN®

 

2006 Authors

Margaretta S. Page, RN, MS, Ann M. Berger, PhD, APRN, AOCNS®, FAAN, and Lauran B. Johnson, RN, MSN

ONS Staff: Linda H. Eaton, MN, RN, AOCN®


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