Doenças ocupacionais – percepção de médicos e enfermeiros da estratégia saúde da família

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Universidade Federal de Goiás


The worker's health stands out as one of the tasks of the Unified Health System. In this sense, the Primary Health Care and the Family Health Strategy take an important role in the development of actions in the health field-work, mainly in Brazil by the large number of informal workers and domiciled. The aim of this study was to identify the concept of doctors and nurses of the Family Health Strategy of Aparecida de Goiânia on occupational diseases. This is a qualitative descriptive study sampling was defined by saturation and the analysis of the data was performed by the technique of content analysis with the aid of the software Atlas TI – 5.0. The study was conducted in units of FHS in the municipality of Aparecida de Goiânia, Goiás. Eight Basic Health Units were selected and and 16 health professionals were interviewed. The data were collected in their respective workplaces of the participants of the interview, in the months of February to April 2013, after approval by the Ethics and Research Committee. The interviews were recorded and subsequently transcribed for your analysis. In assessing the academic formation it is possible to observe the inadequacy of the load time of discipline regarding workers ' health, where the professionals have reported about a short experience with this theme. The professionals have reported on the lack of knowledge in the area of workers ' health, observed how the area is still undervalued and little explored in academia and professional. Of the 16 professionals interviewed, three have gone through professional training in occupational health at the workplace. It is concluded that the Family Health Strategy professionals recognize the importance of actions geared toward workers health in Basic Health Units, but underscores the difficulty to understand the work-health-disease relationships. It is suggested the investment in professional training and technical support to carry out these actions, aimed at the better service to the employee.



MORI, Érika Chediak. Doenças ocupacionais – percepção de médicos e enfermeiros da estratégia saúde da família. 2013. 89 f. Dissertação (Mestrado em Ensino na Saúde) - Universidade Federal de Goiás, Goiânia, 2013.