Why exemplary oncology nurses seem to avoid compassion fatigue.

  • Beth Perry
  • Published 2008 in
    Canadian oncology nursing journal = Revue…


The goal of this phenomenological study was to explore what within the lived experiences of exemplary oncology nurses facilitates the avoidance of compassion fatigue. A purposive sample of seven oncology nurses (RNs) who were identified by their colleagues as exemplary caregivers was recruited. Data were collected through semi-structured conversations that… (More)


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