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International Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A (2024)

The impacts of physical and mental health of health care workers during COVID-19

Author(s):

Dhanashree Uttam Kutwal

Abstract:

“The impacts of physical and mental health of health care workers during covid-19”,Objectives of the study were To 1) Assess the Physical Health and Psychological Health.2) To correlate Physical Health with Psychological Health.3) To Compare the Impacts of Physical And Mental Health between Health care workers of COVID Word and Health care workers of General ward. Aim of study impacts of physical and mental health of health care workers during covid-19. In this study the samples were selected from Dr. D.Y.Patil hospital. A standard rating scale and observational check list was prepared to assess impacts of physical and mental health of health care workers during covid-19. The content validity was determined by the experts and 100 samples was done from 17/02/2021-28/02/2021.Section First is Demographic variables includes age, gender, marital status, no of children, working employment in ward and ICU, duration of employment in ward and ICU and Educational qualification. 
Description of samples (heath care workers) based on their personal characteristics.66% of them were females staff, 56% of them were unmarried,77% of them did not had child,73% of them were working in COVID ward and 27% of them were working in COVID ICU, 46% of them were GNM and B.Sc staff,61% of staffs belong to nuclear family.Observational checklist on Physical health of Nurses working in covid-19 include Respiratory Symptoms and Symptoms Associated with PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Kit. Major Findings of The study are 81% of the health care workers had mild physical symptoms (score 0-9) and 19% of them had moderate physical symptoms (score 10-18) during COVID-19.
Section Third: Rating scale on Psychological health of Nurses working in covid-19. Major Findings of The study are23% of the healthcare workers did not had depression, 27% of them had mils depression, 39% of them had moderate depression and 11% of them had severe depression during COVID-19.
 

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International Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences
How to cite this article:
Dhanashree Uttam Kutwal. The impacts of physical and mental health of health care workers during COVID-19. Int. J. Nurs. Health Sci. 2024;6(1):27-33. DOI: 10.33545/26649187.2024.v6.i1a.58