Spirituality in patient care
In this study, the three obtained themes are the spiritual needs whose satisfaction is possible in nursing system.
Importance of spiritual care in nursing
Koenig, M. Nurse 6 reveals that patients under palliative care need religious beliefs because, in face of the illness and hospitalisation process, they can no longer go to church, so they look for other ways to meet this need, whether watching television, or being visited by religious people. In this study, the three obtained themes are the spiritual needs whose satisfaction is possible in nursing system. Practical steps for reaching this goal are different according to the approach followed by researcher. When you fix, you see life as broken. The first relates to the understanding of nurses about spirituality and the second refers to spirituality as a resource that helps patients under palliative care to accept and cope with their situation. Spiritual Life. Additionally, this study can strengthen critical readings on the theme and support further research, since this theme should be further explored in the academic environment. Lohne V, Severmsson E.
Subcategory II - Spirituality as a resource that helps patients under palliative care to accept and cope with their situation Spirituality is a very important tool for the practice of palliative care, promoting the improvement of the condition of patients without healing possibilities and helping them to accept the situation and continue to live, even in the face of imminent death.
In his summary of the medical literature on spiritual matters, Koenig lists the articles that he believes best support the positive influence that spirituality and religion have on health and well-being.
And so when they give me a chance I say where is your faith, right? The satisfaction of these needs becomes a dynamic event, accompanied by a sequence of changes that involve the patient, significant others and health care providers It can be what brings comfort and empowers individuals to continue to live, and may involve a divine figure or a higher power Towards the end of her life, she was in a coma.
Spirituality is a topic of growing interest in health and palliative care 26 and several studies highlight the importance of this dimension of care by nursing professionals 67. Texto Contexto Enferm.
How to provide spiritual care
When you serve, you see life as whole. Antonovsky H, Sagy S. He extended his hand. In this stage, they were requested to express their experienced needs. End-of-life decisions in HIV-positive patients: the role of spiritual beliefs. These issues can receive sufficient attention from nursery team and be provided according to the patient's demand. Journal of the Scientific Study of Religion. Considered from a holistic perspective, critical care is not just about the body. Especially in ICU, the researcher made interview with some of nurses. This deficiency is perhaps apparent by the manner with which he avoids the theological quandary that this mixture of medicine and spirituality fosters. Spirituality is a term that can cover several meanings, with religious or non-religious focus, so it can be confused with religion. E-mail: carlabrazevangelista gmail. It was obvious that I had interrupted something.
Nurses can help determine whether the patient needs more spiritual care than can reasonably be provided, perhaps obtaining a clergy member to assist at that point. For sample selection, the following criteria were used: working during the data collection period; having at least one year's employment in the institution selected for the study, having an interest in participating and a willingness to do so.
Spiritual needs assessment for patients
Juybari L. Ethical considerations The following ethical considerations were observed: To enter the research environment and conduct the study, approval was taken from the faculty, and the officials of the hospital and wards were consent for the researcher's presence in the environment and conducting the study. Thus, the principles of spiritual care can be applied in all stages and contexts to patients under palliative care, regardless of culture, religious tradition and spiritual reference 3. When I was discomfort, she told me not to worry. I myself always explain that I try to do my best. Specific spiritual practices have been shown to improve health outcomes. New York: Avon; Doing so is part of delivery of compassionate care. This understanding is shown in the following excerpt: They think that they're going through it as a punishment.
So, for both my patient and my patient's family, spiritual beliefs and practices were the main resource they used to cope with suffering and loss. True healing requires answers to these questions 3. The patient then needs to practice the technique at home.
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