Journal article

Effectiveness of a Novel Sleep Clinical Pathway in an Inpatient Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Cohort: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Jason Hsu, Kirk Kee, Andrew Perkins, Alex Gorelik, Jeremy Goldin, Louisa Ng

Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine: Clinical Communications | Foundation for Rehabilitation Information | Published : 2020


Objective: Sleep disturbance in hospital is common. This pilot randomized controlled trial assessed a sleep clinical pathway compared with standard care in improving sleep quality, engagement in therapy and length of stay in musculoskeletal inpatient rehabilitation. Methods: Participants (n = 51) were randomized to standard care ("control", n =29) or sleep clinical pathway ("intervention", n = 22). Outcome measures included: Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI), Hopkins Rehabilitation Engagement Rating Scale (HRERS), Fatigue Severity Scale (FSS), Patient Satisfaction with Sleep Scale, and actigraphy. Assessment time-points were at admission and before discharge from rehabilitation. Resu..

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