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Burnout Syndrome- Stress in Health Care Professionals Working to Fight Covid-19 in Public Hospitals

Journal: International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (Vol.8, No. 6)

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Page : 448-461

Keywords : Burnout Syndrome; Stress. Health professionals; Covid-19; Public hospitals.;

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Objective: The research had as general objective to analyze the incidence of Burnout Syndrome in health professionals of two public hospitals that provide care to patients with Covid-19 in two realities in the Legal Amazon. Materials and Methods:Exploratory, descriptive study, with a cross-sectional design and a quantitative approach. The data collection instruments used in this study were: a) Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) Questionnaire and Questionnaire of sociodemographic, professional and psychosocial factors profile. The MBI is composed of three factors that are called Emotional Exhaustion EE, Depersonalization DE and Professional Achievement RP. The research subjects were 140 health professionals from two public hospitals. The research project complies with Resolution 466/12 of the National Health Council of Brazil, taking into account the ethical aspects of research in Brazil. Main results: Health professionals working to combat the Covid-19 pandemic in two public hospitals have high rates of Emotional Exhaustion (EE), Depersonalization (DE) and Low Professional Fulfillment (PR), indicative of high rates of burnout. Individual or associated psychosocial factors are conditioning factors and can directly determine the occurrence of Burnout Syndrome in health professionals, especially at this time of combating the Covid-19 pandemic. Conclusion: Show the urgency of interventions aimed at these professionals, which aim to reduce levels of occupational stress, increase self-esteem, encourage self-care and build a healthy work environment.

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