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Holist Nurs Pract. 2014 Jul-Aug;28(4):265-74. doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000032.

The effect of relaxation exercises on quality of sleep among the elderly: holistic nursing practice review copy.

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Eskişehir Osmangazi University School of Health, Eskisehir, Turkey.

Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the effect of relaxation exercises on quality of sleep of the elderly people staying in a nursing home. Control group had 44 elderly persons and the intervention group had 20 elderly persons in a nursing home. Quality of sleep in the intervention group increased statistically (P = .000). The elderly people should be encouraged to perform relaxation exercises.

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24919097
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10.1097/HNP.0000000000000032
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