Sleep deprivation and psychomotor performance among night-shift nurses.

Arlene L. Johnson, Kathleen Brown, Michael T. Weaver

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Abstract

This study examined how sleep deprivation influenced psychomotor performance of nurses who worked the night shift. Psychomotor performance was measured with the d2 Test of Attention, which quantifies attention, concentration, processing speed, and quality of performance. A sample of 289 licensed nurses was tested with the instrument. Fifty-six percent of the sample was sleep deprived. Mean psychomotor performance scores (26.6 for men and 11.4 for women) were above the normative means (44.4 for men and 41.03 for women). A significant (p

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAAOHN journal : official journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses
Volume58
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2010
Externally publishedYes

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Sleep deprivation and psychomotor performance among night-shift nurses. / Johnson, Arlene L.; Brown, Kathleen; Weaver, Michael T.

In: AAOHN journal : official journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Vol. 58, No. 4, 04.2010.

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