ICU Literature Updates from May 2015

Sleep in the Intensive Care Unit

This review article focuses on what is known about sleep in patients admitted to ICU. The etiologies of sleep disruption and circadian rhythm abnormalities in the ICU, tools to measure sleep in critically ill patients, sleep-promoting interventions in the ICU, and sleep disturbances that persist or develop after critical illness are reviewed.

www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/rccm.201411-2099CI