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Executive Health Management

Nurses’ Sleep Deprivation Impacts Patient Outcomes

2019 12 Dec

Before work days, nurses sleep 83 minutes fewer than on their days off, which negatively impacts patient safety and care. According to a new study (Witkoski Stimpfel et al. 2019) published in Sleep Health , the journal of the National Sleep Foundation (USA), nurses get under 7 hours of sleep prior to their shifts. You may also like:... Read more

Executive Health Management

Work Time Control Enhances Physicians' Sleep and Wellbeing

2015 05 Jan

Physicians' work schedules are an important determinant of their own wellbeing and that of their patients. A new  study published in Applied Ergonomics  aimed to determine whether allowing physicians control over their work hours ameliorates the effects of demanding work schedules. Based on the results, optimising the balance between schedule flexibility... Read more

Executive Health Management

Philips Announces Milestone in Largest Ever Sleep Apnea Clinical Trial

2014 19 Feb

Sleep Apnea cardioVascular Endpoints (SAVE) study examines impact of leading obstructive sleep apnea treatment on cardiovascular disease Royal Philips, a major sponsor of the Sleep Apnea cardioVascular Endpoints (SAVE) study, has announced that the study has reached its enrollment goal of 2,500 patients, spread across seven countries and 84... Read more