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Periodicals: Click on the journal title below and then search within that individual journal. For example, search for "patient spirituality" in the journal "Holistic Nursing Practice"
Holistic Nursing Practice
Features information covering all aspects of holistic nursing, including health-oriented, biobehavioral research and the latest developments in the field.... from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Journal of Holistic Nursing
Peer-reviewed journal with a focus on integrating holistic health concepts, nursing practice, health care, wellness, healing, and human potential, with traditional Western medicine.
Journal of Nursing Management
Dedicated to issues relating to the management of nurses and nursing. Topics include clinical management methods. Peer reviewed.
Journal of Religion and Health
Explores the modes of religious thought with particular emphasis on its relevance to current medical and psychological research. Peer Reviewed.
Mental Health, Religion & Culture
Publishes works exploring the relationships between mental health & aspects of religion & culture. Peer reviewed.
Spirituality and Health
Explores the way healthy lives grow out of deep relationships between mind, body and soul.
Articles: Just a few of many available! Click on the title, read the abstract, notice the subject headings to help you search for similar articles in the suggested databases. The blue circle link near the title will show you an (imperfect) APA citation.
A health services framework of spiritual care.
...The processes of spiritual care involved: (1) presence, (2) opening eyes, and; (3) co-creating, which was a mutual and fluid activity between patients, family members and care providers. In long term care facilities, decedents who received spiritual care were perceived as receiving better overall care in the last month of life, when compared with those decedents who did not receive spiritual care.
An investigation into the spiritual needs of neuro-oncology patients from a nurse perspective.
...Patients' spiritual needs were identified as: need to talk about spiritual concerns, showing sensitivity to patients' emotions, responding to religious needs; and relatives' spiritual needs included: supporting them with end of life decisions, supporting them when feeling being lost and unbalanced, encouraging exploration of meaning of life, and providing space, time and privacy to talk. ...
Attending to the spiritual in dementia care nursing.
Spiritual care for people with dementia involves reflective practice and meaningful engagement with the person with dementia, so as to facilitate shared understanding.
Creating conditions for good nursing by attending to the spiritual
...Key issues A nurse's spirituality and the nurse-patient relationship are integral to spiritual care and good nursing ...
Mantra Meditation as a Bedside Spiritual Intervention
Defines meditation and the role of the nurse to provide patient spiritual care.
Spiritual care at the end of life
...This article examines the role of spirituality in palliative care, focusing on spiritual assessment, communication and compassion in nursing... Strategies to promote the spiritual wellbeing of the patient...
Spiritual care of the child with cancer at the end of life: a concept analysis
...The analysis identified six attributes: assessing spiritual needs; assisting the child to express feelings; guiding the child in strengthening relationships; helping the child to be remembered; assisting the child to find meaning; and aiding the child to find hope. Antecedents include existential questions and spiritual distress. Consequences include a peaceful death, spiritual growth, a relationship of trust and enhanced end-of-life care....
Spiritual leadership and spiritual care in neonatology
...Key issues The literature identifies that the carers should consider carefully on how care given may affect the infant and family. Themes relating to the baby's and family's spiritual needs and those of the staff in this area are identified. ...
Spirituality 7: spiritual support in a ward or in a care home.
Interest regarding the impact of a person's spiritual and religious beliefs and practices.. and how these needs can be met...
Spirituality and family nursing: spiritual assessment and interventions for families
...guidelines are proposed for spiritual assessment and interventions for the family as a unit, and the category of spiritual interpretation to represent diagnosis is introduced. Case studies exemplify how to integrate the guideline, and illustrate elements that may favour specific interpretations which would guide the interventions. ...
Spirituality in children: understanding and developing interventions
...discussion is a synthesis of faith development theory, effects of spirituality in children, spiritual assessment techniques, and intervention strategies for children.
The Special Needs of the Hospitalized Patient with Dementia
...Nurses caring for patients with dementia will need knowledge of interventions for communicating; managing agitation, nutrition, hygiene, and pain; providing spiritual care; and determining decision-making capacity.