Guidelines for Mental Health Care on Health Care Providers in The COVID-19 Crisis: A Case Study

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Surinrat Baurangthienthong
Supawan Jaiboon
Duangrat Kaveenuntachai
Wannapa Pipattanawong

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Introduction: The covid-19 pandemic situation caused has numerous cases of patients and deaths, and both cases increased rapidly. Health care providers are at high risk of infection and death since they have provided immediate care to patients who are high-risk contact patients or infected patients. Therefore, increasing workload, risk of life, and being away from a family during the crisis, all led health personal to chronic stress. Their emotions and personalities were changed and followed by mental problems affecting their work quality. However, there is no concrete guideline for mental health care for health care providers in any agency. In this article, the authors did integrated literature review and presented the guidelines an mental health care for health care providers in the COVID-19 crisis to provide help and manage the problem properly. Conclusion: If the agency has the guidelines for mental health care on health care providers, consisting of observation and mental health assessment continuously, it will provide health services to healthcare providers. Consequently, they will have power and hope to overcome the COVID-19 crisis with a healthy soul.

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Baurangthienthong, S., Jaiboon, S. ., Kaveenuntachai, D. ., & Pipattanawong, W. . (2022). Guidelines for Mental Health Care on Health Care Providers in The COVID-19 Crisis: A Case Study. Journal of Research in Nursing-Midwifery and Health Sciences, 42(3), 124–134. Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/nur-psu/article/view/257463
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