Eyes dart back and forth quickly
Small muscle twitching, such as on the face
Pulse and respiratory rates decrease
Blood pressure increases or fluctuates
Slow brain waves would appear on an EEG
Respirations irregular; sometimes interspersed with apnea
Who has time to sleep while in Nursing school?!!
What is your name?
What is your usual bedtime and arising time?
Are you having any difficulty getting to sleep, staying asleep, or awakening?
Do you experience any depression, anxiety, or irritability?
Do you take naps?
Rate your sleep on a scale of 1-10, with 10 meaning you wake up rested and refreshed.
Disturbed Sleep Pattern
The client will report an optimal balance of rest and activity
The client will sing the ABC's backwards in Japanese with a smile on his face
The client will identify 3 techniques to induce sleep
The client will describe 3 factors that prevent or inhibit sleep
Eat a heavy meal for dinner
Watch a horror movie while laying in bed with the lights off
Exercise 2 hours before bed
Drink 6 beers and take 2 sleeping pills at bedtime