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Making Sense of Spirituality in Nursing and Health Care Practice An Interactive Approach

ISBN-10: 1843103656

ISBN-13: 9781843103653

Edition: 2nd 2006

Authors: Wilfred McSherry, Keith Cash

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Book details

List price: $28.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication date: 6/15/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Foreword
Preface to the second edition
Spiritual heritage of health care
Introduction
Symbols and signs
Historical and modern developments
Demise of spirituality
Reversal in opinion
Conclusion
References
Further Reading
Spirituality explored
Introduction
Making sense
The lived experience
Associated terms
The human spirit defined
Definitions of spirituality
Spiritual needs
Spiritual distress
Spiritual well-being
Conclusion
References
Further Reading
Spirituality within the context of holism
Introduction
Holism
Reductionism
Models of health care: a brief overview
Spirituality and health care models
Spirituality as a unifying force
Models representing the spiritual dimension
Psychological and spiritual
What is the relevance to health care practice?
Conclusion
References
Further Reading
Providing spiritual care: using a systematic approach
Introduction
A systematic approach to care
Assessment
Planning
Goals
Implementation
Evaluation
Ethical considerations
Conclusion
References
Further Reading
Barriers influencing the provision of spiritual care
Introduction
Identifying the barriers
Achieving positive spiritual care
Intrinsic barriers
Extrinsic factors
Conclusion
References
Further Reading
Skills required to provide spiritual care
Introduction
Identifying the skills
Communication/interpersonal skills
Support
Recognition of our own limitations
Conclusion
References
Further Reading
Developments in spirituality: research and education
Introduction
Studies investigating spirituality and spiritual care
Central themes identifiable within the empirical literature
Spirituality and health care professionals' education
Conclusion
References
Further Reading
Spirituality and spiritual care rating scale (SSCRS)
Subject Index
Author Index