Quiet at Night: Implementing a Nightingale PrincipleMurphy, Gina BSN, RN; Bernardo, Anissa LCSW; Dalton, Joanne PhD, RN, PHCNS-BCAJN The American Journal of Nursing: December 2013 - Volume 113 - Issue 12 - p 43–51 doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000438871.60154.a8 Cultivating Quality Abstract In Brief Author Information A quality improvement project uses noise reduction strategies to provide patients with a sound night's sleep. This article describes how nurses implemented a noise-reducing strategy in their hospital to provide patients with an optimal environment for care. Gina Murphy is a nurse manager at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Boston, where Anissa Bernardo is the patient satisfaction project manager. Joanne Dalton is a nurse scientist at BIDMC and an associate professor of nursing at Regis College, Weston, MA. Contact author: Gina Murphy, email@example.com. The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise. © 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. All rights reserved.