Why is spiritual care infrequent at the end of life? spiritual care perceptions among patients, nurses, and physicians and the role of training Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Neoplasms
  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Spirituality
  • Terminal Care
  • Terminally Ill

abstract

  • Patients, nurses, and physicians view SC as an important, appropriate, and beneficial component of EOL care. SC infrequency may be primarily due to lack of training, suggesting that SC training is critical to meeting national EOL care guidelines.

publication date

  • February 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4878036

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2012.44.6443

PubMed ID

  • 23248245

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 461

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 31

number

  • 4