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Spirituality in Nursing The Challenges of Complexity

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ISBN-10: 0826105831

ISBN-13: 9780826105837

Edition: 3rd 2010

Authors: Barbara Stevens Barnum, Barbara Stevens Barnum

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This third edition presents insight into current problems, issues and challenges that occur when nursing is examined in its spiritual aspects. The author takes a problem-analysis approach to the spiritual challenges that graduate students and practicing nurses face with topics such as: What happens when the nurse and the patient are at different levels of spiritual development? Can nurses be expected to deliver spiritual care when it isn't a significant part of their curriculum? What care is appropriate for patients with a spiritual persuasion different than the nurse? What do recent brain studies teach us about spirituality? This edition discusses spirituality on a higher level of…    
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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Springer
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 196
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Contents: PART I: Spirituality Today and Yesterday PART II: Spirituality and the Emerging Paradigm PART III: Spirituality and the Individual PART IV: Spirituality and the Nursing's New Paradigm PART V: Spiritual Interventions in Health Care Part VI: Spirituality and Ethics

Spiritual Versus Religious Orientations
Levels of Spiritual Development: What Happens When the Nurse and the Patient Differ?
Spirituality and the Brain: Is Spirituality Programmed in the Brain?
Spirituality and Psychology: Compatible or Incompatible?
Spirituality and Research: What Research Makes Sense? What Doesn't?
Spirituality and Nursing Theory: A Miss or a Match?
Should Spiritual Care Be Taught in Nursing Education?
Spirituality, Healing, and Nursing: Should Nursing Claim Healing as Part of Its Mission?
Should Spiritual Care Be a Function of Nursing Practice?
Today's Nursing: A Prisoner of Context?
Dying, Death, Disability, and Despair
Spirituality Versus Humanism