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The Heart of the Matter: Religion and Spirituality at the End of Life

David E. Guinn

David E. Guinn (ed.)

in Handbook of Bioethics and Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178739
eISBN:
9780199784943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178734.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Concerns about caregivers providing religious or spiritual care arise, in large part, out of a misunderstanding about religion and spirituality and what those terms really mean. Many people treat ... More


Care of the Dying: A pathway to excellence

John Ellershaw and Susie Wilkinson (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199550838
eISBN:
9780191730528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550838.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Even for the most experienced healthcare professional, managing the last few days of life can be difficult. This book provides guidelines for the care of the dying based on the Liverpool Care Pathway ... More


Responding to family carers' spiritual needs

Rosalie Hudson

in Family Carers in Palliative Care: A guide for health and social care professionals

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216901
eISBN:
9780191730252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216901.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter explores some of the literature on family carers in the palliative care sector and raises questions about language, attitudes, standards, historical changes and contemporary perceptions ... More


Spiritual Care: Practical Tools

Christina M. Puchalski

in A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter describes some practical tools applicable to providing spiritual care in the palliative care setting, discussing the initiative launched by the Association of American Medical Colleges ... More


Spiritual Care of Children and Parents

Paul Thayer and Robert Nee

in Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195340709
eISBN:
9780199999927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines spiritual care for terminally ill children and their parents. It explains that spirituality is central to holistic family-centered health care and that spiritual care usually ... More


Spiritual Care

Mark Cobb

in Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216420
eISBN:
9780191730306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216420.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the concept of spiritual care and investigates how it applies to palliative care practice. It explains that the term spirituality has strong religious roots in the ... More


Spiritual care of the renal patient

Chris Davies and Ira Byock

in Supportive Care for the Renal Patient

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199560035
eISBN:
9780191730139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560035.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the subject of spiritual care in two distinct and complementary ways and from two different perspectives: Ira Byock views spiritual care from the eyes of an American physician ... More


Spiritual Care: Compassion and Service to Others

Christina M. Puchalski

in A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the importance of compassion and service in providing spiritual care in the palliative care sector, describing the cases of 85-year-old Miles, Estelle, and Itny. It also ... More


Spiritual/religious issues in care of the dying

Speck Peter

in Care for the Dying: A Pathway to Excellence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198509332
eISBN:
9780191730177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509332.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the spiritual or religious issues in the care of the dying. It looks at the influence of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) in religious and spiritual care ... More


Spiritual/religious issues in care of the dying

Peter Speck

in Care of the Dying: A pathway to excellence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199550838
eISBN:
9780191730528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550838.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the different spiritual/religious issues in care of the dying. Spiritual care is described as relating to the vital life essence of an individual, while religious care is ... More


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