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Effects of an adapted mattress in musculoskeletal pain and sleep quality in institutionalized elders

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dc.contributor.author Ancuelle, Victor
dc.contributor.author Zamudio, Rodrigo
dc.contributor.author Mendiola, Andrea
dc.contributor.author Guillen, Daniel
dc.contributor.author Ortiz, Pedro J.
dc.contributor.author Tello, Tania
dc.contributor.author Vizcarra, Darwin
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-06T14:53:41Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-06T14:53:41Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/5453
dc.description.abstract We aimed to evaluate the impact in sleep quality and musculoskeletal pain of a Medium-Firm Mattress (MFM), and their relationship with objective sleep parameters in a group of institutionalized elders. The sample size included forty older adults with musculoskeletal pain. We did a clinical assessment at baseline and weekly trough the study period of four weeks. We employed the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) and Pain Visual Analog Scale (P-VAS). Additionally a sub-group of good sleepers, selected from PSQI baseline evaluation, were studied with actigraphy and randomized to MFM or High Firm Mattress (HFM), in two consecutive nights. We found a significant reduction of cervical, dorsal and lumbar pain. PSQI results did not change. The actigraphy evaluation found a significant shorter sleep onset latency with MFM, and a slightly better, but not statistically significant, sleep efficiency. The medium firmness mattress improved musculoskeletal pain and modified the sleep latency. en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:1984-0063
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject Actigraphy en_US
dc.subject Mattress en_US
dc.subject Older adult en_US
dc.title Effects of an adapted mattress in musculoskeletal pain and sleep quality in institutionalized elders en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/j.slsci.2015.08.004
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00 es_PE
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.25
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.07


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