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Title: Compassion: a scoping review of the healthcare literature
Authors: Sinclair, Shane
Norris, Jill M.
McConnell, Shelagh J.
Chochinov, Harvey Max
Hack, Thomas F.
Hagen, Neil A.
McClement, Susan
Bouchal, Shelley Raffin
Keywords: Compassion;Healthcare;Patients;Scoping review;Intervention
Issue Date: Jul-2016
Citation: Sinclair, Shane, Norris, Jill M., et al. "Compassion: a scoping review of the healthcare literature." July 2016. BMC Palliative Care.
Abstract: Recent concerns about suboptimal patient care and a lack of compassion have prompted policymakers to question the preparedness of clinicians for the challenging environment in which they practice. Compassionate care is expected by patients and is a professional obligation of clinicians; however, little is known about the state of research on clinical compassion. The purpose of this scoping review was to map the literature on compassion in clinical healthcare.
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