Thesis - Open Access
Master of Science (MS)
The objectives of this study were:
1. To determine noise levels in selected upper Midwestern longterm care facilities at night during August and September.
2. To determine to what extent noise levels interfered with residents' nocturnal sleep.
3. To determine to what extent sleep interference affected residents' well-being.
4. To determine to what extent noise levels interfered with residents' well-being.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Nursing home patients
Noise -- Physiological effect
Number of Pages
South Dakota State University
In Copyright - Non-Commercial Use Permitted
Walgenbach, Jane C., "The Effect of Nocturnal Noise Levels in Upper Midwestern Longterm Care Facilities on Sleep Interference in Selected Residents' Well-being" (1986). Theses and Dissertations. 674.