Nurses' stress and burnout

Deborah Witt Sherman, Betty R. Ferrell, Nessa Coyle

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With symptoms as varied as anger, short attention span, physical exhaustion, and a poor self-concept, burnout in nurses, especially in those caring for dying patients, can result in compromised patient care. The solution is simple but perhaps not easy: self-care. The 13th in a series on palliative nursing care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)48-57
Number of pages10
JournalAmerican Journal of Nursing
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)


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