Spiritual Dimensions of Nursing Practice / Edition 1

Spiritual Dimensions of Nursing Practice / Edition 1

by Verna Benner Carson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721622496

ISBN-13: 9780721622491

Pub. Date: 03/28/1989

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This unique book discusses the spiritual aspects of nursing care, addressing the needs of both nurse and patient. It emphasizes the universality of spirituality and is appropriate for nurses and patients of many religious faiths. The developmental stages of spirituality, how to provide spiritual care in acute and chronic situations, Western and Eastern spiritual

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This unique book discusses the spiritual aspects of nursing care, addressing the needs of both nurse and patient. It emphasizes the universality of spirituality and is appropriate for nurses and patients of many religious faiths. The developmental stages of spirituality, how to provide spiritual care in acute and chronic situations, Western and Eastern spiritual beliefs, and burnout as a spiritual issue are just a few of the topics discussed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721622491
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/28/1989
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
386
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


Preface vii Part I Spirituality and the Nursing Profession 1
1 Spirituality: Defining the Indefinable and Reviewing Its Place in Nursing Verna Benner Carson Ruth Stoll 3
2 Religion, Spirituality, and Health: Understanding the Mechanisms Harold G. Koenig 33 Part II Spirituality, Religion, and Health Care: Examining the Relationships 63
3 Theism and Health Care Verna Benner Carson 65
4 Eastern Pantheism and Health Care Verna Benner Carson 86
5 The Legal Issues: Religion versus Health Care Patricia C. McMullen Nayna D. C. Philipsen 101 Part III Application of Theory to Spiritual Needs: What Does Spiritual Care Look Like? 123
6 Spirituality: Identifying and Meeting Spiritual Needs Verna Benner Carson 125
7 The Psychospiritual Lives of Ill or Suffering Children and Adolescents: What We Should Know, What We Should Do Pat Fosarelli 154
8 Adult Spirituality for Persons with Chronic Illness Patricia E. Murphy George Fitchett Andrea L. Canada 193
9 Spirituality and Elder Care Thomas E. Deloughry 236
10 Spirituality in Death and Bereavement Miriam Jacik 279 Part IV The Thread of Spirituality through Community, Ethics Work, and Education 309
11 Spiritual Care in Communities Nancy Christine Shoemaker 311
12 Ethical Decision Making and Spirituality Gary Batchelor 330
13 Spirituality within Educational and Work Environments Elizabeth Arnold 372 Contributors 405 Index 409

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