Provision of spiritual care to patients with advanced cancer: Associations with medical care and quality of life near death Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Neoplasms
  • Quality of Life
  • Spiritual Therapies
  • Terminal Care

abstract

  • Support of terminally ill patients' spiritual needs by the medical team is associated with greater hospice utilization and, among high religious copers, less aggressive care at EoL. Spiritual care is associated with better patient QoL near death.

publication date

  • January 20, 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2815706

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2009.24.8005

PubMed ID

  • 20008625

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 445

end page

  • 52

volume

  • 28

number

  • 3