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Quiet ICU: Helping patients heal  
Abstract:  This handout explains why University of Washington Medical Center is lowering noise levels throughout the hospital, and how the Intensive Care Units are keeping sounds at a minimum to help patients heal. Included are ways families and visitors can help, and what to expect during "Quiet Times," which are set up from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. to help ICU patients get better rest and sleep.
Author: 5E (ICU/Critical Care Unit)
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2013, October 1, 2014
UWMC Availability:  5E (ICU/Critical Care Unit); 5SE (ICU/Critical Care Unit)
General Topics:  About UWMC
Specific Subject(s):  Sleep; Hospitalization; Hospital Stay
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Partner; Caregiver
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Unknown
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

Health Online Citation #4088

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