USA- Bigthink.com writes that 29 minutes more of sleep helps greatly improve mindfulness on the job. The study involved nurses working full time in hospitals throughout the United States. Just 29 minutes more up sleep led to a 66 percent drop in symptoms of insomnia. The stakes are high for individuals working in the healthcare field. Nurses are required to multitask, and mistakes can result in devastating consequences. Mindfulness is crucial for those working in this field. Despite the importance of sleep, studies indicate 70 million adults in the United States suffer from some type of sleep disorder.
The study shows some flaws in the healthcare field. Nurses are often required to work for long periods of time. Some nurses will work 24 hours straight, and during the COVID-19 pandemic, such situations are becoming even more common. Because of the hours, these workers are required to keep, sleep problems frequently impact nurses and other health care workers. Nurses who are able to get sufficient amounts of sleep to perform better at work. Mindful attention refers to self-regulation, attention control, ability to adapt to cues in a person’s environment, and other issues that nurses frequently deal with and must contend with throughout their workdays.
How Quality Sleep Reduces Accidents and Workplace Injuries
Getting enough sleep is extremely important for good health, and yet about one in three American adults get fewer than six hours of sleep on average every night. Sleep deprivation can result in a variety of issues, including weaker immune systems, cognitive decline, and a higher risk of being involved in a motor vehicle accident. In addition to a greater risk of car auto accidents, individuals who do not get enough sleep are more inclined to be involved in work-related accidents.
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