Effectiveness of Sleep Hygiene Intervention on Sleep Habits among Children with inherited blood disorders
Pediatric inherited blood disorders are a subset of non-cancerous illnesses that generally affect children with different age groups. However, the major inherited blood disorders in children, including sickle cell disease, thalassemia, and hemophilia according to literature. Sleep disturbances are common in those children regarding to the symptoms, treatment and follow up, which cause to experience severe negative effects on their general health and quality of life. There are a number of efficient methods for lulling children to sleep. One strategy is to develop excellent sleep hygiene practice, which entails creating a regular bedtime practice, establishing a bedtime, healthy quite environment, and motivating children to do so on their own. The term "sleep hygiene" refers to a range of behavioral and environmental plans for fostering restful sleep.