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Burnout Syndrome in Primary Health Care Nurses

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 4)

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Page : 370-374

Keywords : Burnout Syndrome; Nursing; Primary Health Care;

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Burnout syndrome consists of a set of physical and/or emotional symptoms, which are related to the way each person deals with stressors in the work environment. Objective: to identify the presence of Burnout syndrome in nurses from Family Health Units in a city in the interior of Minas Gerais. Methodology: This is a cross-sectional, descriptive, exploratory field study with a quantitative approach. All nurses who work in the 18 Family Health Units of a municipality in the interior of Minas Gerais participated in the research. For data collection, two instruments were used: the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) questionnaire and a specific questionnaire for the nurses surveyed, prepared for the study. The collected data were organized in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and submitted to simple descriptive statistical analysis. Results and discussion: Of the 18 nurses participating in the study, all were female, 18 (100%), single, eight (44%), aged between 31 and 40 years, 11 (61%), 14 (78%) had children. working time seven (39%) worked in health between one and 10 years, and seven (39%) between 11 and 20 years, professional training 15 (83%) were postgraduates in a specialization level, reported having been on leave for sick leave seven (39%) responded negatively about knowing the meaning of Burnout Syndrome 58 (65%). As for the MBI responses, nine (50%) identified with a high level of Emotional Exhaustion (EE), 12 (67%) with a high level of Depersonalization (DE) and one (06%) with a medium level of Low Professional Achievement (RRP)). Conclusion: It is therefore necessary to invest inhealth education for professionals to learn to deal with conflicts in the work environment, investing in strategies to alleviate suffering and thus promote quality of life for workers and greater effectiveness of the work. APS.

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