Quality of sleep is just as important as duration of sleep and that is key to the feeling of restoration. Scientific studies have proven that sleep is an essential factor for recovery from illness and healing from surgery. Sleep deprivation can have serious consequences; It causes fatigue, irritability, anxiety, stress, agitation, delirium even heart arrhythmias such as tachycardia and atrial fibrillation.
In the dark, a micro photosensor will automatically activate an LED that will and make LightSHELL glow all night allowing the health care professional to spot and easily find the tree-way stopcock. The lifetime of the LightSHELL lasts for 7 to 10 days.
Several procedures in cardiac catheterization lab, operating room and endoscopy suite require dimming the room lights; knowing where the IV push line is can save time and prevent accidents. Many times, there is a need for medication administration during the night. Turning the room lights for medication administration is required to find and manipulate the three-way stopcock. This disrupts the patient’s sleep.