The impact of a grief workshop for pediatric oncology nurses on their grief and perceived stress.

@article{Hinds1994TheIO,
  title={The impact of a grief workshop for pediatric oncology nurses on their grief and perceived stress.},
  author={Pamela S. Hinds and P J Puckett and M Bertille Donohoe and Mary Milligan and Kate Payne and Shelley Phipps and Steven E Davis and Gregg Martin},
  journal={Journal of pediatric nursing},
  year={1994},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={388-97}
}
Coping with the death of a pediatric patient with whom the nurses has developed a close relationship is reported by nurses as the most stressful experience of being a pediatric nurse. Such losses are inevitable for a pediatric nurse regardless of subspecialty and can contribute to a nurse leaving the specialty or the discipline. To prevent those consequences, nurses' grief needs to be acknowledged, and their grieving needs to be facilitated. The purpose of this study was to determine the impact… CONTINUE READING

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