118. Sleep in the Intensive Care Unit

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Samuel L. Krachman and
  2. Wissam Chatila

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch118

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Krachman, S. L. and Chatila, W. (2005) Sleep in the Intensive Care Unit, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch118

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • abnormalities with sleep in ICU;
  • acute medical illness;
  • ICU syndrome


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Normal Sleep

  • Identifying Abnormalities with Sleep in the ICU

  • Factors Affecting Sleep in the ICU

  • Potential Importance of Sleep in the ICU

  • Treatment

  • Summary

  • References