Introduction to Fatigue

Optimising sleep for night shift

In a 2018 article in the British Medical Journal (BMJ 2018;360:j5637 doi: 10.1136/bmj.j5637 [Published 1 March 2018]) the topic of……

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What causes fatigue?

Fatigue is caused by a range of different factors. It is usually not just one factor but a combination of……

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What are the signs and symptoms of fatigue?

Some of the key signs to look out for are listed below. Drowsiness is an impaired awareness associated with a……

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Assessing your Fatigue

Your personal safety, and the safety of those around you, is dependent on three factors when it comes to fatigue:……

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What is fatigue amnesia?

Have you ever driven into your driveway at home and on arrival thought to yourself, How did I get here?……

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When will fatigue occur?

The time of day affects fatigue, due mainly to the body’s circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms are natural body rhythms that……

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Building fatigue resilient workplaces

Imagine being able to do everything in your working and personal life without thinking: “I don’t have the energy to……

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What can you do to manage fatigue?

Taking action against fatigue happens in two forms: 1) the action you take when you experience fatigue; and 2) the……

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What is fatigue?

Fatigue is not a condition, but rather a symptom of many different situations, illnesses or conditions and can be defined……

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Why is fatigue a problem?

The consequences of fatigue are unpredictable. They can range in severity and should not be taken lightly. The simple act……

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Who is responsible for your fatigue?

Fatigue affects everyone, at some time or another!…making US ALL responsible! When someone is fatigued, who is the first person……

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