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Compassion Fatigue Experience of Oncology Nurses
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Compassion Fatigue Experience of Oncology Nurses
No, Ji-Yeong; Ahn, Hwang-Ran;
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This study was conducted to understand the meaning and nature of the compassion fatigue experiences among nurses working in oncology wards. The participants in this study were 11 nurses who worked for at least 6 months in oncology wards. The data were collected using in-depth interviews and analyzed using the phenomenological method by Giorgi. Six categories of the meaning of compassion fatigue were derived as follows; physically difficulty, emotion is control of patient`s condition, collapsing in front of cancer patients, reminding of patient-related memory, finding a changed attitude, and searching for how to recover.
Compassion fatigue;Oncology nurse;Phenomenological Methodology;
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