Hospital critical care unit (CCU) sounds, instruction in personal control over noise, and stress were studied in 105 female volunteers attempting to sleep overnight in a simulated hospital environment.
Subjects were randomly assigned to three groups-instruction in personal control over noise, no instruction in personal control over noise, or a quiet condition.
The two noise conditions heard audiotaped recorded playback of CCU nighttime sounds.
The subjects with instruction in personal control received directions for using a sound conditioner to block out unwanted sounds.
This intervention failed to result in less stress.
Mots-clés Pascal : Unité soin intensif, Service santé, Stress, Bruit ambiant, Nuisance acoustique, Relation personnalité environnement, Programme sanitaire, Organisation hospitalière, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Intensive care unit, Health service, Stress, Ambient noise, Noise pollution, Environment personality relation, Sanitary program, Hospital organization, Human
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Cote : 92-0454917
Code Inist : 002B30A04D. Création : 199406.