It Goes to Show, You Never Can Tell

It Goes to Show, You Never Can Tell

  By: Rafael Pelayo, MD It seems that the news about the Coronavirus pandemic got markedly worse after we lost an hour of sleep due to the daylight-saving shift.  Correlations are not causation, but lack of sleep makes us more susceptible to viral infections.  So...

The Sleep Tech Paradox

By: Jonathan Sherrill, BA, RST, RPSGT A paradox is any seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement or proposition that when investigated or explained may prove to be well founded or true. The job of the sleep tech is inherently a paradox, as working overnight...

Fatigue

By: Andrew S. Binder, MD, FAASM, FCCP All of us in healthcare hear patients complain of fatigue.  “Doc, I’m tired of being tired,” is what I have heard so many times in my career that I use it as the title of talks that I give to medical residents as well to the lay...

Is technology hindering or helping sleep tech development?

By: Jonathan Sherrill, BA, RPSGT, RST Are we relying too much on technology? When using the computer, how many of us rely on spell check to constantly fix the same spelling errors in place of general word memorization? On our phones, how many of us rely exclusively on...

Leadership for Technical Professionals: Competence

By Edwin M Valladares, MS, RPSGT Competence is, “the ability to do something successfully or efficiently.”1 To move from a technical position to a leadership position you will need to be competent in what you are already doing and in what you will be doing as a...