Quality of life of nurses from the mobile emergency care service

Author(s): Caio Cabral, Luciana Bampi

Emergency Care Network and aims to enable immediate response to the health demands of the population. High productivity is required from the nurse, associated with complex tasks to be performed in a short time, due to the care of victims in imminent danger of death. In addition, the adversities resulting from acting in PHC (primary health care), which include emotional tensions, inadequate working conditions, exposure to infections, stress, hard to reach places and violence. These factors may be responsible for situations of psychological, physical and emotional distress, and work-related stress. Such conditions influence negatively the quality of life (QoL) of the health professionals, as the difficulties they face may have stressful effects on the health and the care provided.