"It depends": Viewpoints of patients, physicians, and nurses on patient-practitioner prayer in the setting of advanced cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Faith Healing
  • Neoplasms
  • Palliative Care
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Terminal Care

abstract

  • Most patients and practitioners view patient-practitioner prayer as at least occasionally appropriate in the advanced cancer setting, and most patients view prayer as spiritually supportive. However, the appropriateness of patient-practitioner prayer is case specific, requiring consideration of multiple factors.

publication date

  • May 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3391979

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2010.07.008

PubMed ID

  • 21276700

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 836

end page

  • 47

volume

  • 41

number

  • 5