Don't use rigid approach for spiritual assessment

February 2008
Hospice Management Advisor;Feb2008, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p21
The article focuses on approaches for discussing spirituality with patients. It mentions that hospice providers must know whether patients feel their spirituality or religious beliefs are crucial to their health and recovery. It presents a table of the mnemonic tools that is used for making spiritual assessment of the patient. It also states that spiritual assessment is to search for clues about the patient's spiritual needs and preferences.


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