volume 27, issue 4, P993-1006 2019
DOI: 10.9788/tp2019.4-12
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Abstract: This study aimed to recognize the characteristics of work within the hospital context and their potential eff ects on mental health of professionals who provide health care for end-of-life patients. The descriptive and qualitative study relied on interviews and observations. Thirty-four physicians and nurses who work in clinical medicine or emergency medical services in a teaching hospital in Rio Grande do Sul were interviewed. The results, obtained through content analysis, showed that in clinical medicine he…

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