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Spirituality and coping with loss : end of life healthcare practice

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Kirtland Community College Library RZ 401 .G74 2016 30775305526668 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781785231483 (paperback : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1785231480 (paperback : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781498767835 (e-book)
  • ISBN: 9781498767842 (e-book-vital book)
  • ISBN: 9781498767859 (epub)
  • Physical Description: print
    ix, 149 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Setting the scene. Introduction: the point of the study ; The chosen approach ; An outline of what was already known ; Involving nurses as research participants ; Analysis of experience shared -- Impact of loss as a context of care. Consequences of loss for patients and their significant others ; Accessing support to help patients cope ; Impact of loss on nurses ; Belonging as the means of nurses coping -- The impact of process of care on nurses' proficiency in spiritual care. Belief as the pillar of spirituality ; Being a 'spiritual carer' ; Becoming proficient in spiritual care -- Implications for education and practice. Work culture ; Role of belief in meaning making ; 'Openness' as a particular style of communication ; Discipline in self-care.
Summary, etc.: Spirituality and Coping with Loss: End of Life Healthcare Practice describes a research study that reflects nurses' experience of the nature of loss encountered in end of life care settings as well as the ways in which spirituality is a resource in coping in these situations. Key findings indicate how nurses' spiritual development impacts their proficiency in spiritual care. These findings will be of interest to nurses and nurse educators as well as other healthcare professionals. -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Spiritual healing
Terminal care
Spiritual care (Medical care)
Spiritual healing Case studies
Terminal care Case studies
Spiritual care (Medical care) Case studies
Spiritual Therapies nursing
Terminal Care methods
Spirituality
Bereavement
Nurse's Role
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