Cochrane COVID-19 Study Register

Sleep Quality Among Health Care Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic: Kuwait Experience

  1. Study Type
  2. Observational
  1. Study Aim
  2. Other
  3. Health Services Research
  1. Study Design
  2. Cross-sectional
  1. Intervention Assignment
  2. Not Applicable

Sleep Quality Among HCWs

Zagazig University
Trial registry record
No Results
The novel coronavirus has brought the world into uncharted waters. Whole countries are on lockdown, the economy has ground to a halt, and many people are afraid for themselves and their loved ones. With such unprecedented changes coming on so quickly, it's understandable that the importance of sleep is flying under the radar. But as we adjust to stay-at-home orders and try to remain healthy in a time of COVID-19, focusing on sleeping well offers tremendous benefits. Millions of people suffered from insomnia before the coronavirus, and unfortunately, the pandemic creates a host of new challenges even for people who previously had no sleeping problems. The coronavirus pandemic doesn't affect everyone in the same way. Of course, patients with the virus and front-line medical workers face the brunt of the direct impacts of the disease. Social distancing, school closures, quarantines, working-from-home: all bring profound changes to normal routines for people of all ages and walks of life. The aim of the current work is to assess the sleep quality among health care workers in the front-line management of COVID-19 in Kuwaiti Ministry of Health hospitals and its relation on medical errors