A place for those who give compassionate care to the dying, to find comfort, sharing with others.
A Hospice Guide Bookby Dr. Curtis E. Smith Ph.D. Psy.D.More Glimpses of Heaven: Inspiring True Stories of Hope and Peace at the End of Life's Journeyby Trudy RN Harris
Glimpses of Heaven: True Stories of Hope and Peace at the End of Life's Journeyby Trudy RN Harris
A Guide for Nurse Case Managersby Charlotte Cox
Final Moments: Nurses' Stories about Death and Dyingby Deborah Witt Sherman (Editor)
Lives in the Balance: Nurses' Stories from the ICUby Tilda Shalof (Editor)
Midwife for Souls by Kathy Kalina
This is a good article in The New Yorker Letting GoWhat should medicine do when it can’t save your life?by Atul Gawandehttp://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2010/08/02/100802fa_fact_gawande
I got a lot of good information for my CompassionFatigue Power Point from these references Bride,B. (2007) Measuring Compassion Fatigue, Clinical Social Work Journal DOI 10.1007/s10615-007-0091-7Bush, N. (2009) Compassion Fatigue: Are You at Risk? Vol. 36, No. 1, January 2009 • Oncology Nursing ForumLobb, E., Oldham, L., Vojkovic, S., Kristjanson, L., Smith, J., Brown, J., & Dwyer, V. (2010). Frontline grief: the workplace support needs of community palliative care nurses after the death of a patient. Journal Of Hospice & Palliative Nursing, 12(4), 225-235. doi:10.1097/NJH.0b013e3181dceadcMarchand,C. (2009) Recognizing Compassion Fatigue http://www.christophermarchand.ca/recognizing-compassion-fatigue.htmlMaslach, C. (1982). Burnout –the cost of caring: how to recognize, prevent, and cure the burnout syndrome for nurses, teachers, counselors, doctors, therapists, police, social workers, and anyone else who cares about people. New York: Prentice Hall.Newsom, R. (2010) Compassion fatigue: Nothing left to give Nursing Management (Springhouse) Sabo,B.(2005) Compassion fatigue and nursing work: Can we accurately capture the consequences of caring work? International Journal of Nursing 12:136-142 Blackwell Publishing doi:10.111/j.1440-172X.2006.00562.x Issue: Volume 41(4), April 2010, p 42–45 ,Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Publication Type: [Feature] DOI: 10.1097/01.NUMA.0000370878.55842.e7 ISSN: 0744-6314Showalter, S. (2010) Compassion Fatigue: What Is It? Why Does It Matter? Recognizing the Symptoms, Acknowledging the Impact, Developing the Tools to Prevent Compassion Fatigue, and Strengthen the Professional Already Suffering From the Effects. The American journal of hospice & palliative care 27.4 : 239-242. http://libproxy.uta.edu:3075/content/27/4/239.full.pdf+html DOI: 10.1177/1049909109354096 Slatten, L., David Carson, ,., & Carson, P. (2011). Compassion fatigue and burnout: what managers should know.Health Care Manager, 30(4), 325-333. doi:10.1097/HCM.0b013e31823511f7Stamm, B. (2011) Professional Quality of Life: Compassion Satisfaction and Fatigue Version 5 (ProQOL). www.proqol.org
Please add any books you would recommend related to hospice.