Spirituality in Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Jul 8, 2008 - Medical - 423 pages
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The new edition of Spirituality in Nursing explores the relationship between spirituality and the practice of nursing from a variety of perspectives, including: nursing assessment of patients' spiritual needs, the nurse's role in the provision of spiritual care; the spiritual nature of the nurse-patient relationship; the spiritual history of the nursing profession; and contemporary interest in spirituality within the nursing profession. This updated Third Edition includes a new chapter on spiritual well being, quality of life at end of life, and stories from patients.
 

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Classic on nursing spirituality mainly from a Christian point of view. However, many of the concepts are faith independent. Read full review

Contents

Spirituality in Nursing Standingon Holy Ground
1
A Spiritual History of Nursing
21
Nursing Assessment of Spiritual Needs
55
A MiddleRange Theory of Spiritual WellBeing in Illness
85
The NursePatient Relationship A Sacred Covenant
95
Spiritual Care The Nurses Role
129
Spiritual Needs of the Patient with an Acute Illness
161
Spiritual Needs of the Chronically Ill Person
189
Spiritual Needs of the Older Adult
253
Spiritual WellBeing and Quality of Life at the End of Life
281
Spiritual Needs in Death and Bereavement
305
Parish Nursing Caregiving within a Faith Community
333
Spiritual Needs in Mass Casualty Disasters
351
Epilogue
391
Index
393
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Spiritual Needs of Children and Families
225

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