Combating compassion fatigue

Nursing. 2019 Feb;49(2):50-54. doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000552704.58125.fa.


Nurses are especially susceptible to compassion fatigue. This article offers strategies to help nurses recognize the signs of compassion fatigue, take steps to combat it, and support their coworkers.

MeSH terms

  • Compassion Fatigue / diagnosis*
  • Compassion Fatigue / prevention & control*
  • Humans
  • Interprofessional Relations
  • Nurses / psychology*
  • Social Support