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Spiritual Care

Robert Lambert

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From diagnosis to bereavement, 2nd Edn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199212934
eISBN:
9780191730368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212934.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter focuses on spiritual care which is of great importance in the treatment of ALS. In this chapter, the importance of spirituality in the treatment of patients and families facing ALS is ... More


Ethical and Theological Perspectives on the Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Nursing

Betty R. Ferrell

in The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Nursing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195333121
eISBN:
9780199999910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333121.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter attempts to move beyond nursing or medical literature to apply knowledge from fields such as feminist ethics, spirituality, and theology to examine the concept of suffering. It begins ... More


Chaplaincy and spiritual care

Catherine Proot and Michael Yorke

in Life to be Lived: Challenges and choices for patients and carers in life-threatening illnesses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685011
eISBN:
9780191765285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685011.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Religious chaplaincy is an historic feature in British healing establishments going back to monastic times. Today the role has changed and widened with the inclusion of leaders of non-Christian ... More


Some personal consequences for the carer

Catherine Proot and Michael Yorke

in Life to be Lived: Challenges and choices for patients and carers in life-threatening illnesses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685011
eISBN:
9780191765285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685011.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

As carers become fatigued, all sorts of things can so easily go wrong, including the carer becoming ill themselves. We argue that the professional should watch over the lay carer’s well-being as well ... More


Spiritual care

Robert Lambert

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From Diagnosis to Bereavement, 3rd Edn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199686025
eISBN:
9780191765940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686025.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Spiritual care is of great importance in the treatment of ALS. It is essential to consider the importance of spiritual issues, within both the illness and its treatment, to the whole person, rather ... More


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