volume 9, issue 4, P194-194 2011
DOI: 10.1111/j.1479-8425.2011.00521.x
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Abstract: More than 20% of the population in developed nations suffer the consequences of inadequate sleep or a sleep disorder (sleep loss). These sleep health problems are much more common in those at social and economic disadvantage. In Australia, over 30% of truck crashes involve falling asleep often at night and we know that 45% of Australian truck drivers have sleep apnea, one of the most common sleep disorders. Although catastrophic events due to sleep loss such as marine oil spills or nuclear meltdown have obvio…

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