125. Sleep, Sleep Loss, and Circadian Influences on Performance and Professionalism of Health Care Workers

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Sigrid Carlen Veasey

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch125

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Carlen Veasey, S. (2005) Sleep, Sleep Loss, and Circadian Influences on Performance and Professionalism of Health Care Workers, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch125

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724

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Keywords:

  • sleep loss and circadian rhythm changes;
  • identifying sleep loss and fatigue;
  • circadian influences

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sleep-related Impairments in Health Care Workers

  • Identifying Sleep Loss and Fatigue in Health Care Workers

  • Variables Involved in Optimal Alertness

  • Management of Sleepiness and Fatigue in Health Care Workers

  • Conclusion

  • References