Quality of Life Assessment of the Wandering Emergency Service Care professionals

  • Cristiane da Silva Ramos Marinho Faculty of Health Sciences of Trairi /Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte/FACISA-UFRN
  • Juliana Martins de Menezes Faculty of Health Sciences of Trairi /Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte/FACISA-UFRN
  • Cecília Nogueira Valença Faculty of Health Sciences of Trairi /Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte/FACISA-UFRN
  • Ilisdayne Thallita Soares da Silva Faculty of Health Sciences of Trairi /Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte/FACISA-UFRN
  • Mayonara Fabíola Silva Araújo Faculty of Health Sciences of Trairi /Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte/FACISA-UFRN
  • Luiz Alves Morais Filho Faculty of Health Sciences of Trairi /Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte/FACISA-UFRN
  • Osvaldo de Góes Bay Júnior Faculty of Health Sciences of Trairi /Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte/FACISA-UFRN
  • Quênia Camille Soares Martins Faculty of Health Sciences of Trairi /Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte/FACISA-UFRN
  • Maria Leonor Paiva da Silva Faculty of Health Sciences of Trairi /Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte/FACISA-UFRN
  • Rafaela Carolini de Oliveira Távora Faculty of Health Sciences of Trairi /Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte/FACISA-UFRN
  • Mayara Silva Fernandes do Rêgo Faculty of Health Sciences of Trairi /Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte/FACISA-UFRN
  • Renata Fonseca Sousa de Oliveira Faculty of Health Sciences of Trairi /Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte/FACISA-UFRN
  • Fábia Cheyenne Gomes de Morais Fernandes Faculty of Health Sciences of Trairi /Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte/FACISA-UFRN

Abstract

Introduction: the situations faced by the prehospital care professionals drive to a wear in the workplace, compromising these professionals’ quality of life.


Objective: evaluate the quality of life of the professionals who work in the Wandering Emergency Service Care in three northeastern cities of Brazil from physical and environmental aspects.


Methods: quantitative, descriptive and transversal study, conducted at the Wandering Emergency Service Care in the cities of Caicó, Currais Novos and Santa Cruz, located in the Rio Grande do Norte State, northeastern Brazil. The data were collected from 55 professionals in October and November 2014.


Results: there was a majority of professionals aged between 25 and 29 years old, male, with high school education, income between 2 and 5 minimum wages, with other employment. The evaluation of quality of life was considered positive by most professionals. Regarding the Whoqol-Bref questionnaire there was a score variation of 65.45% to 78.76%.


Conclusion: It is concluded that most of the professionals who were studied judge themselves as satisfied with their health and evaluate their quality of life positively.

Published
Jan 2, 2017
How to Cite
MARINHO, Cristiane da Silva Ramos et al. Quality of Life Assessment of the Wandering Emergency Service Care professionals. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 9, jan. 2017. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imed.pub/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/1990>. Date accessed: 24 nov. 2017. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3823/2240.
Section
Anesthesiology & Emergency Medicine

Keywords

quality of life; emergency care; prehospital care.