Student life - Going beyond empathy
Lynne Pearce Freelance health journalist
Students who believe they have the same disease as their patients need support to prevent their quality of life from being damaged
Nursing students are encouraged to place compassion at the centre of practice, with empathy often considered a crucial component of quality care. But can this be taken too far?
Nursing Standard. 32, 10,35-35. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.10.35.s40