Quality of Life Assessment of the Wandering Emergency Service Care professionals
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.
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