Compassion Fatigue as a Threat to Ethical Practice
By: Lachman, V.D. 2016
From: Medsbrug Nursing, 25(4), 275-278.
This article on Compassion Fatigue outlines the difference between compassion fatigue and burnout. It discusses (with a case study) signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue and gives an academic and theoretical background on the terminology related to compassion fatigue.
The article provides easily accessible information on signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue. It provides the health care professional with personal strategies that are embedded in literature and philosophy and the health care practitioner with workplace strategies.
HPCSA allocates 3 CPD Points
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