28. Sleep Loss, Sleepiness, Performance, and Safety

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Roger R. Rosa

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch28

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Rosa, R. R. (2005) Sleep Loss, Sleepiness, Performance, and Safety, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch28

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, DC, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • sleep loss and sleepiness;
  • countermeasure for acute sleep loss;
  • standardized performance tests


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Prevalence of Sleep Loss and Sleepiness

  • Laboratory Assessments

  • In Situ Studies

  • Countermeasures

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Additional Reading