Yes, it’s harder to sleep in the hospital

File photo: Beds lie empty in the emergency room of Tulane University Hospital in New Orleans February 14, 2006. REUTERS/Lee Celano REUTERS

(Reuters Health) – Hospital patients get a lot less sleep, wake up more frequently during the night, and rise earlier in the morning than they would in bed at home, a Dutch study suggests. While previous research has also tied sleep problems in hospitals to worse outcomes for patients, few studies to date have quantified […]

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