Trabajo de enfermería en la pandemia de COVID-19 y repercusiones para la salud mental de los trabajadores
Souza, Norma Valéria Dantas de Oliveira; Carvalho, Eloá Carneiro; Soares, Samira Silva Santos; Varella, Thereza Christina Mó Y Mó Loureiro; Pereira, Sandra Regina Maciqueira; Andrade, Karla Biancha Silva de;
Open Access English
Published: 03 Feb 2021
Publisher: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul. Escola de Enfermagem
ABSTRACT Objective: To reflect about the work context of nursing professionals in the COVID-19 pandemic and the repercussions for these professionals’ mental health. Method: This is a theoretical reflective study with two thematic axes: i) Pandemic by COVID-19: epidemiological condition, manifestations, and preventive measures; ii) Precariousness of work in times of pandemic and impacts on the worker’s mental health. Results: The COVID-19 pandemic made explicit the reflects of precariousness in the health sector. For example, the psychological suffering of nursing workers was evidenced due to the scarcity of personal protective equipment, the weakness in the des...