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PREVALENCE OF IMPACT OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH OF HEALTH CARE WORKERS IN ISOLATION UNITS IN MOSUL HOSPITALS
*Dr. Mohammad Esmael Khaleel, Dr. Islam Abdusalam Younis and Dr. Hussein Khalaf Hussein
Background: The corona virus (COVID-19) outbreak which started in China now has become a pandemic; this disease is affecting mainly Health care workers causing physical and psychological distress. Aim of the study: To investigate the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on physical and mental health of Health care workers in isolation unit of COVID-19 patients. Patients and Methods: The present study was conducted in Mosul city that is located in Iraq, across sectional study was conducted from the 1st of January 2021 to the last of June 2021, a two hundred Health care workers were randomly collected, statistical analysis were carried out using Minitab program (18th edition) , P value <0.05 used as a significant association in the result. Results: This study done on two hundred Health care workers worked in isolation unit of COVID-19 patients, it reported development of physical and psychological symptoms , 25% of Health care workers develop Fatigue, 20% of Health care workers develop Headache, 16.5% of Health care workers develop Shortness of breath in addition to development of psychological symptoms , 38.5% of Health care workers develop Anxiety, 23.5% of Health care workers develop Generalized health concern and 16% of Health care workers develop depression in addition to other physical and psychological symptoms. Conclusion: The healthcare workers in isolation units are at risk of physical and mental consequences directly as the result of providing care to patients with COVID-19 in isolation units.[Full Text Article]