Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Sleep Deprivation and Sleeping Pills

My thoughts on this topic are up over at MedPage Today.



Anonymous said...

Universal prn ambien orders would be great! The patients are demanding it. On the patient floors, patients and md's are getting less and less sleep.
Here is why: New policy:
on the post surgical floor, all post op patients getting dilaudid pca get mandatory continuous pulse oximetry and telemetry monitoring, these devices are disturbing sleep!
Some even beep in the room during the night.
My feeling is that no one is sleeping because everyone fears a

SeaSpray said...

Great post! Hope you did get your rem sleep. :)