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Nurses Beat Burnout with Exercise, Artsi
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September 10, 2013 8:40 PM
Nurses often confront the limits of care, especially with terminally ill patients. When a patient suffers or dies, it can take an emotional toll on nurses. Some hospitals and medical institutions offer programs to help staff members cope with emotional fatigue and stress. Faiza Elmasry takes us to a cancer center where nurses are encouraged to exercise and get involved in the arts. Carla Babb narrates.

Nurses Beat Burnout with Exercise, Arts

Published September 10, 2013

Nurses often confront the limits of care, especially with terminally ill patients. When a patient suffers or dies, it can take an emotional toll on nurses. Some hospitals and medical institutions offer programs to help staff members cope with emotional fatigue and stress. Faiza Elmasry takes us to a cancer center where nurses are encouraged to exercise and get involved in the arts. Carla Babb narrates.


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