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Sleepiness in shiftwork. A review with emphasis on continuous monitoring of EEG and EOG.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3334219     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Many forms of shift work disrupt the normal relation between rest/activity and the circadian regulation of bodily functions (1). Among the most obvious effects of this disruption is disturbed sleep and increased sleepiness (2, 3). Here we will discuss the effects on sleepiness. Much of the data in this area consist of self-ratings but our emphasis will be on some recent approaches that have made use of EEG methods to provide continuous monitoring of fluctuations of sleepiness in freely moving subjects.
Authors:
T Akerstedt; L Torsvall; M Gillberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chronobiology international     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0742-0528     ISO Abbreviation:  Chronobiol. Int.     Publication Date:  1987  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-07-06     Completed Date:  1989-07-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8501362     Medline TA:  Chronobiol Int     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  129-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
National Institute of Psychosocial Factors and Health, Stockholm, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Electroencephalography
Electrooculography
Humans
Monitoring, Physiologic
Sleep / physiology*
Wakefulness / physiology*
Work*
Work Schedule Tolerance*

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