Understanding that sleep is crucial for healing during critical illness is essential. Identifying the sources of elevated sound levels that exceed the recommended thresholds within the intensive care unit or any unit enables clinicians to effectively implement specialized interventions intended to improve patients’ sleep quality. By addressing specific factors causing elevated sound levels in the unit, clinicians can strategically enhance the effectiveness of interventions designed for sleep improvement. This approach is crucial for the delivery of optimal care and support for patients who are healing.

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