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The Clinical Takeaway: Sleep and shift work

The Clinical Takeaway: Sleep and shift work

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In this episode:

 
– GPs need to know if patients are doing shift work as there are multiple adverse impacts upon their health
– Know how to assess and manage this group of workers who, in many ways, sacrifice themselves in social, family and health areas so that the world as we know it will function the way we expect it to

 

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

 

Total time: 41 mins

 

Guest: Dr Shantha Rajaratnam, Director of Research Translation (Industry Engagement) & Program Lead for Sleep, The Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences; Deputy Head, The Monash School of Psychological Sciences; Chair, The Monash Sleep Network; Past President, Australasian Sleep Association
 

Recommended Resources:

 

Sleep loss and circadian disruption in shift work: health burden and management
Sleep Health Foundation fact sheets on sleep for patients
Australasian Sleep Association Educational materials for health professionals
workalert.org
alertnesscrc.com

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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