Navigation Links
Small Naps are Beneficial for Doctors to Overcome Fatigue

Taking small naps could be of immensely useful for the young doctors, to overcome the fatigue, who work for an extended hours//. The researchers found that even a little of sleep will lead to a substantial improvement in fatigue and quality of sleep that will enhance the doctors ability to care for their patients.

In the June 6, 2006, issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers from the University of Chicago report that although average sleep time for interns in the study increased only modestly -- by about one hour -- the interns felt that even small gains in sleep led to substantial improvements in fatigue, sleep quality and ability to care for their patients.

'This is a proven method of alleviating fatigue in industries that combine high intensity with long shifts,' said study director Vineet Arora, M.D., instructor of medicine at the University of Chicago, 'yet is has been neglected by the one industry that studies sleep.

The researchers studied 38 first-year medical residents (also known as interns) on the general medicine service at the University of Chicago Hospital from July 2003 to June 2004. For several month-long periods during that year, the interns were on-call every fourth night. Interns on-call often work a 30-hour shift, consisting of a full day, then a night on-call, followed by a shorter day. Each intern wore an 'Actiwatch' for the entire month, which recorded his or her movements around the hospital, time in bed and time asleep.

For two weeks out of each month on-call, interns followed the standard schedule, grabbing a little sleep whenever they could during the night shift. For the other two weeks they had access to protected time, allowing them to nap. Those on the nap schedule were 'strongly encouraged' to forward the care of their patients to a designated 'night-float' resident who would cover for them between midnight and 7 a.m.

During 119 total months on service, the 38 in
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Smallpox as Biological Weapons?
2. Is Smallpox Threat Real ?
3. Smallpox Vaccine May Help Fight Cervical Cancer
4. Smallpox Would Spread Rapidly
5. Drug Firm Offers to Donate Smallpox Vaccine
6. Small aneurysms best left untouched
7. Small lumps in breast if not treated may cause long-term harm
8. Third generation Small pox vaccine from Cell-culture
9. CT Scans Said to Accurately Detect Small Cancers
10. Brain of Cocaine Addicts Smaller In Size
11. Researchers Begin Study To Find Out If Angioplasty Can Be Safely Done In Smaller Hospitals
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Small Naps are Beneficial for Doctors Overcome Fatigue

(Date:10/30/2014)... 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists who used stem ... say their breakthrough could provide a new way to ... diseases. The team used human pluripotent stem cells ... the body -- to grow the functional miniature stomachs, ... a major cause of ulcers and stomach cancer. ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... milk could be bad for your health, a new study ... milk can help strengthen bones and prevent osteoporosis. These benefits ... milk as part of a healthy diet. But this ... not protect men or women from bone fractures, and was ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- Eating a low-carb, high-fat diet could ... to new research. A review of five ... that focuses on foods like bacon, eggs, heavy cream, ... in adults whose condition doesn,t improve with medication. ... people with epilepsy whose seizures are not stopped by ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... News) -- A new vaccine that could help prevent ... by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday. ... ages of 10 and 25 from invasive meningococcal disease ... The bacteria can infect the bloodstream (sepsis) and ... It is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis, and ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... – A new standard of care for children facing ... multi-year study published in the latest edition of the ... research, led by John Wagner, Jr., M.D., director of ... University of Minnesota and a researcher in the Masonic ... with acute leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome who received transplants ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Is Milk Your Friend or Foe? 2Health News:Is Milk Your Friend or Foe? 3Health News:High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Help With Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy 2Health News:High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Help With Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy 3Health News:FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis 2Health News:Survival rates in pediatric umbilical cord transplants may indicate a new standard of care 2Health News:Survival rates in pediatric umbilical cord transplants may indicate a new standard of care 3
... was true for males tying the knot with younger females, study ... men seven to nine years their junior could be upping their ... with a significantly younger guy raises a woman,s risk of death ... 12 issue of Demography . , Not that marrying much ...
... years ago, scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center ... the Akt molecular pathway, a popular target for cancer ... Akt1 was actively preventing cancer cells from ... was actually promoting breast cancer cell migration. And, indeed, ...
... 22q11 deletion syndrome (also known as DiGeorge syndrome) ... having an estimated incidence of at least one ... of severity but a multisystem impact, with symptoms ... endocrine abnormalities, cleft palate, gastrointestinal problems, and neuropsychiatric ...
... National ... was recently awarded certification from the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). ... San Diego, CA ... provider of water conservation and water management services , was ...
... ... extension option with Novation the leading health care supply contracting company for more than 25,000 ... and nearly 15,000 members of Provista, LLC. , ... Santa Clara (Vocus) May 14, 2010 -- Lumenis Ltd., a global leader ...
... out of ten patients who discontinued their overactive bladder (OAB) ... or they couldn,t tolerate it, according to research in the ... US researchers also discovered that smokers, men with enlarged prostates ... to stop taking prescription drugs for bladder problems. The ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Women Who Marry Younger Men May Die Earlier 2Health News:Study identifies 1 of the mechanisms behind breast cancer metastasis 2Health News:Without this protein, embryonic development halts 2Health News:National Water Services, Inc. Receives WBE Certification 2Health News:Lumenis Inc. Awarded a 3-year Dual Source Agreement with Novation 2Health News:Lumenis Inc. Awarded a 3-year Dual Source Agreement with Novation 3Health News:Lumenis Inc. Awarded a 3-year Dual Source Agreement with Novation 4Health News:Unmet expectations and smoking prove key factors in quitting bladder medication 2Health News:Unmet expectations and smoking prove key factors in quitting bladder medication 3
(Date:10/30/2014)... , Oct. 30, 2014 Stryker Orthopaedics, ... and Champions Tour, is rounding out its debut year ... in Scottsdale, AZ. This marks ... and Champions Tour that the brand has activated on-site ... to educate golf fans on the importance of joint ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... SHANGHAI , Oct. 30, 2014 WuXi PharmaTech ... open-access R&D capability and technology platform company serving the ... China and the ... a representative office in the Tel Aviv ... new office will promote WuXi,s broad platform of integrated ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ... Suisse Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 ... Brennan , executive vice president and chief financial officer, ... approximately 8:00 a.m. PT followed by a question and ... presentation and question and answer session will be available ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Stryker Mobility Zone Makes Final Stop Of 2014 At Charles Schwab Cup Championship 2Stryker Mobility Zone Makes Final Stop Of 2014 At Charles Schwab Cup Championship 3Stryker Mobility Zone Makes Final Stop Of 2014 At Charles Schwab Cup Championship 4WuXi AppTec Launches Representative Office in Israel, Forms Strategic Collaboration with Pontifax 2Boston Scientific To Participate In 2014 Credit Suisse Annual Healthcare Conference 2
... CINCINNATI, April 11, 2011 HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. (OTC: ... announced Consumer Reports found it to have among ... Lipitor, Nexium, Plavix, and Singulair. The ... rating pharmacies for price, accuracy, knowledge, and speed. ...
... TechniScan,s (OTC BB: TSNI) novel breast ultrasound technology ... Institute of Ultrasound Medicine,s annual conference in New York ... session on advanced breast ultrasound imaging, Michael Andre, Ph.D., ... of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center that enlists ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Consumer Reports Finds HealthWarehouse.com Has Lowest Total Price for Lipitor, Nexium, Plavix, and Singulair 2TechniScan's Breast Imaging Science Featured at National Ultrasound Conference 2TechniScan's Breast Imaging Science Featured at National Ultrasound Conference 3
Children's hospital hand drill, hexagonal handle, twist drill diameter 4.2 mm....
Hudson Drill hand drill....
Hudson Downs hand drill....
Hudson Brace, snap lock chuck....
Medicine Products: