Is failure to meet spiritual needs associated with cancer patients' perceptions of quality of care and their satisfaction with care? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Neoplasms
  • Quality of Health Care
  • Spirituality

abstract

  • Most patients had spiritual needs. A slight majority thought it appropriate to be asked about these needs, although fewer thought this compared with reports in other settings. Few had their spiritual needs addressed by the staff. Patients whose spiritual needs were not met reported lower ratings of quality and satisfaction with care.

publication date

  • December 20, 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2007.12.4362

PubMed ID

  • 18089871

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 5753

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 25

number

  • 36