Sleep Management: How to Advise Patients

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Our bodies need long periods of sleep in order to restore and rejuvenate. Advise your patients that sleep deprivation will not only hinder the healing process, but may introduce other significant health problems into their lives.

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Sleep shouldn't be an after-thought when it comes to good health.

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Heather West
19 Jul 2019
Good reflection on the importance of sleep and sleep hygiene for general health and recovery from illness.
Kobie ROSS
11 Jan 2022
great info
01 Oct 2021
Very useful information
Andrew Bennett
12 Feb 2021
Great session, sleep is foundational to the health of every patient and this article summarised well.
Braden Kydd
19 Jul 2019
Simple, concise, relevant, and supported by information from peak bodies
Alana Wilson
03 Mar 2022
Very informative
Kimheang Sao
13 Oct 2021
very good resource
Anita Robertson
26 Apr 2021
Guide to causes , types, effects and strategies to manage poor sleep covered briefly
Tracy Taylor
21 Jul 2019
Quick, easy resource to use
Pauline Gallie
15 Jul 2019
Useful information
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