A Nurse's Handbook Of Spiritual Care: Standing On Holy Ground

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This handy pocket guide provides quick access to a variety of information that helps nurses address the spiritual needs of patients. Designed for use in myriad health care settings, and particularly ideal for visiting and parish nurses.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763732912
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 11/3/2003
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.28 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Spirituality in Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground 1
2 Nursing Assessment of Spiritual Needs 13
3 The Nurse-Patient Relationship: A Sacred Covenant 29
4 Spiritual Care of the Acutely Ill Person 51
5 Spiritual Care of the Chronically Ill Person 63
6 Spiritual Care of the Ill Child 81
7 Spiritual Care of Families 93
8 Spiritual Care of the Older Adult 103
9 Spiritual Care in Death and Bereavement 117
10 Parish Nursing: Healthcare Ministry Within the Church 133
11 Spiritual Care in Mass Casualty Disasters 153
12 Prayer In Nursing: The Spirituality of Compassionate Caregiving 165
Epilogue 181
App. A Nurses' Prayers for the Sick 183
App. B A Nurse's Psalm of Reverence for Life 199
App. C A Nurse's Way of the Cross 201
Index 211
Scripture Index 223
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