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Abstract Title:

Nurses Consuming Energy Drinks Report Poorer Sleep and Higher Stress.

Abstract Source:

West J Nurs Res. 2019 Apr 8:193945919840991. Epub 2019 Apr 8. PMID: 30957708

Abstract Author(s):

Mykin R Higbee, Jenifer M Chilton, Mohammed El-Saidi, Gloria Duke, Barbara K Haas

Article Affiliation:

Mykin R Higbee

Abstract:

The energy drink consumption habits of nurses working in clinical settings is unknown. Utilizing a descriptive-comparison design, researchers examined the caffeine and energy drink habits of clinical nurses and relationships or differences that existed with their sleep quantity, sleep quality, and perceived stress levels. Data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Significant relationships existed between energy drink consumption and sleep quality, sleep quantity, and perceived stress levels. Nurses who consumed energy drinks had poorer sleep quality and fewer sleep hours compared with caffeine-only consumers and noncaffeine consumers. Nurses who consumed energy drinks also had increased levels of perceived stress than noncaffeine consumers. Educating nurses regarding energy drink ingredients and relationships that exist between energy drink consumption, sleep, and perceived stress could be beneficial. Future studies are needed to examine motivational factors related to energy drink consumption as well as any health or safety implications that might be associated.

Study Type : Human Study
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Problem Substances : Energy Drinks : CK(1) : AC(1)

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