Psychology & Psychiatry

Perceived workload contributes to cabin crew fatigue

New research from Massey University's Sleep/Wake Research Centre shows that airline cabin crew who perceive they have higher workloads also feel more sleepy and fatigued, and perform more poorly on a reaction time test conducted ...

Health

Job demands, burnout tied to weight gain

(HealthDay)—Employees with heavier workloads or who are burned out are more likely to emotionally eat and exercise less, according to a study published online May 30 in the Journal of Health Psychology.

Pediatrics

Workload of NICU nurses linked to missed nursing care

(HealthDay)—The workload of neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurses, and perceived workload in particular, is associated with missed nursing care for assigned infants, according to a study published online Nov. 12 in ...

Health

Procedures meet practice in community pharmacies

High workload, rigid rules, and conflicting pressures from their employers are all leading to community pharmacy staff deviating from standard procedures at times to ensure patients receive the tailored care they require, ...

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