PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY PECULIARITIES OF THE FAMILY PHYSICIANS IN THE PRIMARY HEALTH CARE SYSTEM, CONSIDERING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC SITUATION
Keywords:Family medicine, working environment, risk factors, COVID-19 pandemic conditions
The study aimed to determine the specificity of a family physician's professional practice in the primary health care system under the COVID-19 pandemic conditions.The study found that: the job of a family physician belongs to a group of tense and stressful professions; qualifications of a family doctor can be considered the following: busy work schedule, a large number of patient visits during the working day, variety of problems to be solved; personal and professional responsibility; A family doctor's stressful working environment has a negative impact on their health and increases the risk of developing diseases such as high blood pressure and diabetes, which is also facilitated by bad eating time schedule. Cases of diseases (diabetes and arterial hypertension) detected among family physicians can be considered as work-related diseases.
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