Stress monitoring of ambulance personnel during work and leisure time.

@article{Aasa2006StressMO,
  title={Stress monitoring of ambulance personnel during work and leisure time.},
  author={Ulrika Aasa and Nebojsa Kalezic and Eugene Lyskov and Karl-Axel Angquist and Margareta Barnekow-Bergkvist},
  journal={International archives of occupational and environmental health},
  year={2006},
  volume={80 1},
  pages={51-9}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of the present study was to assess physiological and subjective stress markers during a 24-h ambulance work shift and during the next two work-free days, and relate these parameters to self-reported health complaints. METHODS Twenty-six ambulance personnel were followed during a 24-h work shift and during the next two work-free days with electrocardiogram, cortisol assessments and diary notes. The ambulance personnel also performed tests of autonomic reactivity before and… CONTINUE READING