FATIGUE MANAGEMENT. PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES FOR IMPROVING WORKPLACE SAFETY

FATIGUE MANAGEMENT. PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES FOR IMPROVING WORKPLACE SAFETY

Editorial:
SPRINGER
Año de edición:
Materia
Psiquiatría
ISBN:
978-1-4939-8605-7
Páginas:
232
N. de edición:
1
Idioma:
Inglés
Ilustraciones:
11
Disponibilidad:
Disponible en 2-3 semanas

Descuento:

-5%

Antes:

124,80 €

Despues:

118,56 €

1. Historical Perspective on Sleepiness and Fatigue-Related Accidents
2. Fatigue: Definitions and Classifications
3. Studies of Fatigue and Human Performance in the Laboratory
4. Studies of Fatigue and Human Performance in the Field
5. Studies of Fatigue and Human Performance in Patients with Sleep Disorders
6. Fatigue: Clinical and Laboratory Assessment
7. Clinical Assessment of Medical, Neurological, and Psychiatric Conditions Associated with Fatigue
8. Assessment of Medication and Recreational Drugs Associated with Fatigue
9. Treating Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders
10. Treating Narcolepsy and Idiopathic Hypersomnia
11. Assessment of Sleep Duration, Sleep Habits, Napping, and Circadian Rhythms in the Patient Complaining of Fatigue
12. Treating Fatigue in Patients with Chronic Heart and Lung Disease
13. Fatigue Management in the Hospital
14. Risk of Fatigue at Work
15. Fatigue Management

In this soon-to-be gold-standard text, a distinguished panel of experts provides a comprehensive discussion of the various medical, neurological, psychiatric, and psychological factors underlying fatigue and sleepiness in the workplace and in patients. In reviewing current best practices in managing fatigue and sleepiness conditions to improve workplace safety, the book importantly begins with an overview of fatigue’s definitions and concepts. It then moves into discussing the historical perspective on sleepiness and fatigue, the definitions and classifications of fatigue, and assessments of fatigue in the laboratory and in clinical settings. The book continues by exploring medical causes of fatigue in detail; how medication and recreational agents may result in fatigue; and the treatment of sleep disorders. Additional topics include best practices in the treatment of narcolepsy and hypersomnia, a review of circadian rhythm and fatigue, the treatment of heart failure and improvement in fatigue, and the management of fatigue in hospitalized patients. A major contribution to the field, this invaluable title will be of significant interest to all clinicians concerned with safeguarding safety in the workplace by accurately diagnosing and managing patients with fatigue and sleepiness problems. Researchers will also find this title of great interest.

Features
• Systematically approaches the screening, treatment, and management of all factors contributing to fatigue and the workplace
• Useful tool for Corporate Safety Officers, regulatory officials, and clinicians involved with reducing fatigue in order to improve work place safety
• Explores assessment tools that can be used readily in workplace to identifuy the individuals affected by fatigure and sleep deprivation