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ARANOVICH, Cinthia  e  KRIEGER, Maria da Graça Taffarel. Palliative Care in primaryhealth care: Perceptions of physicians of the family’s health strategy on the subject in practice. Aletheia [online]. 2020, vol.53, n.2, pp. 38-50. ISSN 1413-0394.

This article presents the perception and practice in Palliative Care (PC) of physicians working in the Family Health Strategy (FHS), in Primary Health Care (PHC), in connection with the Basic Health Care Unit (UBS) of the city of Canoas/RS. Data were collected between June and August 2019. The analysis followed theoretical-methodological reference in health psychology, palliative medicine, and public policies of the Unified PublicHealth System (SUS). The study points out to the need for comprehensive care of patients in PC, evidencing difficulty in the identification, which makes it impossible to have a proper connection with patient-family-team.The challenge is to find interdisciplinary means of work, including emotional and spiritual dimensions, in addition to clinical practice. Itissuggested trainings, aiming at competenciesthatmeetethicalchallenges in PC. This research aims to subsidies the discussion of PC in public health, and provides information for future studies about this theme.

Palavras-chave : Palliative Care (PC); Primary Health Care (PHC); Unified Public Health System (SUS).

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