Compassion in the emergency department. Part 2: barriers to the provision of compassionate care

David James Hunter, Jacqueline McCallum, Dora Howes

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Abstract

In the second part of this three-part series, David Hunter and colleagues discuss the Barriers to the provision of compassionate care in emergency departments (EDs). Part one reported findings from doctoral-level research exploring nursing students’ experiences of compassionate care in EDs. Many of the findings related to what the students considered as Barriers to the provision of compassionate care in this clinical environment. Six Barriers to compassionate care were identified and this article considers them in detail.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEmergency Nurse
Volume29
Issue number4
Early online date26 Jul 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 29 Jun 2021

Keywords

  • Clinical placements
  • Compassion
  • Education
  • Emergency care
  • Patient experience
  • Patients
  • Students

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