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Sleep Management: How to Advise Patients

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Our bodies need long periods of sleep in order to restore and rejuvenate, repair tissue, grow muscle and synthesise hormones, among other important processes. It is worth emphasising the importance of sleep to your patients. Sleep deprivation will not only hinder the healing process but may also introduce other significant health problems into their lives.

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Sleep shouldn't be an after-thought when it comes to good health. Good sleep is linked to countless health benefits and the lack of it is known to cause significant short-and long-term problems. Make rest a priority for your patients, and be sure to extend that care to yourself as well.

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Carmen Mino
20 Jul 2022
Good sleep will be linked with a good health and a good habit
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Heather West
19 Jul 2019
Good reflection on the importance of sleep and sleep hygiene for general health and recovery from illness.
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Janaki Shrestha
18 Jul 2022
Personal Care Assistant (PCA)
Sleeping time is also most essential part of life. I gained knowledge from this resources that, it is important for healthy life and safe work .
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MURARI HUMAGAIN
17 Jul 2022
Importance of sleep
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Glenys Charles
03 Aug 2022
Informative Straight to the Point Course.
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Dorothy Mogendi
16 Sep 2022
Registered Nurse
Very useful
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Kobie ROSS
11 Jan 2022
great info
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JOLANTA ORNAFA
01 Oct 2021
Very useful information
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Andrew Bennett
12 Feb 2021
Great session, sleep is foundational to the health of every patient and this article summarised well.
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Tania Sequeira
19 Jul 2022
Great resource!!!
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