Spiritual support improves well-being at end of life

February 2010
Hospice Management Advisor;Feb2010, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p22
The article offers information about the need to fulfill the spiritual needs of the terminally ill cancer patients. According to a research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts, fulfilling the religious and spiritual needs of these patients helps them to have a better quality of life near death. It states that the medical staff which supported their patient's spiritual needs were likely to transition to hospice care at the end of life.


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