Journal of Sleep Disorders: Treatment and CareISSN: 2325-9639

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Research Article, J Sleep Disor Treat Care Vol: 5 Issue: 4

Tableside Sleep Intervention with Pain Patients following Physical Therapy

Sexton-Radek K, Abby Larr
Elmhurst College, Suburban Pulmonary and Sleep Associates Abby Larr, Elmhurst College, USA
Corresponding author : Kathy Sexton-Radek
PhD, CBSM, Elmhurst College, Suburban Pulmonary & Sleep Associates Abby Larr, Elmhurst College, USA
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Received: September 09, 2016 Accepted: September 16, 2016 Published: September 21, 2016
Citation: Sexton-Radek K, Abby Larr, Elmhurst College (2016) Tableside Sleep Intervention with Pain Patients following Physical Therapy. J Sleep Disor: Treat Care 5:4. doi: 10.4172/2325-9639.1000181

 

Abstract

Pain patients often report sleep disturbances secondary to the pain experience, and at times, the change in activity level while recuperating from medical procedures. To address this need, a modified version of CBTi was administered by the first author across three sessions during rest times of their rehabilitation appointments. Nine patients volunteered for the “table side” sessions with the Sleep Specialist. The participants completed sleep logs, basic sleep surveys and engaged in a discussion format of their implementation of sleep restriction, stimulus control, cognitive errors about sleep basics and sleep hygiene practices. Results are summarized in terms of demographics of the participants and collected data about their sleep.

Keywords: Sleep intervention; Sleep surveys; Sleep disturbances

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