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Treatment options for Insomnia

Hedges, Christine PhD, RN, ACNS-BC; Ruggiero, Jeanne S. PhD, RN

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000408276.28016.fb
Feature: CE Connection: SLEEP DISORDERS

Abstract: Complaints of insomnia, including reports of difficulty initiating and remaining asleep, are often reported to primary healthcare providers. Nurse practitioners must be prepared to screen patients for this common sleep disorder as well as understand the latest treatment options for optimal patient outcomes .

Christine Hedges is a nurse scientist at the Ann May Center for Nursing Meridian Health, Neptune, NJ. Jeanne Ruggiero is an assistant professor at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, College of Nursing, Newark, NJ.

The authors and planners have disclosed that they have no financial relationships related to this article.

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