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sleep deprivations ems

P Daniel Patterson, Brian P Suffoletto, Douglas F Kupas, Matthew D Weaver, David Hostler
BACKGROUND: Fatigue is common among medical professionals and has been linked to poor performance and medical error. Objective. To characterize sleep quality and its association with severe fatigue in emergency medical services (EMS) providers. METHODS: We studied a convenience sample of EMS providers who completed three surveys: the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI), the Chalder Fatigue Questionnaire (CFQ), and a demographic survey. We used established measures to examine survey psychometrics and performed t-tests, analysis of variance (ANOVA), and chi-square tests to identify differences in PSQI and CFQ scores...
April 2010: Prehospital Emergency Care
Kate Dernocoeur
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February 2003: Emergency Medical Services
R McCallion, J Fazackerley
Has coffee become your best friend? Do you sleep only in your dreams? Is your bed merely an illusion? If so, you are not alone; sleep deprivation is a fact of life for many EMS personnel. Though widely accepted, isn't it time that we question the effects of those long days and nights?
October 1991: JEMS: a Journal of Emergency Medical Services
C Armstrong, T Lewis, M D'Esposito, B Freundlich
OBJECTIVE: To identify the specific nature of the neurocognitive impairments of eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome (EMS) in an unselected population, and to present longitudinal patterns. METHODS: A consecutive sample of 23 patients with EMS and 18 age and education matched control subjects were assessed on a comprehensive neuropsychological battery. Longitudinal results were gathered from six patients. RESULTS: Neurocognitive impairments were found which represent a subset of deficits reported in previous group and case study reports...
November 1997: Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry
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