RICHARD M. BERLIN, M.D.
BERLIN RM. Management of Insomnia in Hospitalized Patients. Ann Intern Med. 1984;100:398-404. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-100-3-398
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;100(3):398-404.
In hospitalized patients, the commonest causes of acute insomnia are the effects of illness, environmental sleep disruption, medication, anxiety, and depression. Treatment should correct underlying medical disorders; reduce environmental sleep disruptions; and lower anxiety with psychological interventions, sedative or hypnotic medication, and relaxation training. Special clinical problems include chronic pain, delirium, and insomnia in the elderly.
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Hospital Medicine, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Sleep Disorders.
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