Introduction: The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated health issues in healthcare workers which in turn impacts their quality of life. Objective: This review aimed to (i) analyze the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the quality of life of healthcare professionals and (ii) identify the associated factors with quality of life. Materials and methods: We conducted a systematic review using the PRISMA guidelines previously registered in PROSPERO (CRD42021253075). The searched in Web of Science, Scopus, MEDLINE and EMBASE databases included original articles published till May 2021. Results: We found 19 articles and 14,352 professionals in total, the median age ranged from 29 to 42.5 years and 37% of the studies used the WHOQOL-BREF instrument to assess the outcome. The report was heterogeneous, 7 studies described global scores and 9 by domains. Depression, anxiety and stress were commonly reported factors affecting professional's quality of life and this was significantly lower among professionals working with COVID-19 patients compared to their counterparts. Conclusion: COVID-19 frontline workers perceived lower quality of life, which was mainly associated with psychological states such as the aforementioned besides to working conditions like not being previously trained in COVID-19 cases. On the other hand, social support, resilience and active coping could improved their quality of life.
|Título traducido de la contribución
|El impacto de la pandemia de COVID-19 en la calidad de vida de los trabajadores de la salud y los factores asociados: una revisión sistemática
|Revista de Psiquiatria y Salud Mental
|Indizado - 1 ene. 2023
|Publicado de forma externa
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