Spirituality and health

McManus, Jim
October 2006
Nursing Management - UK;Oct2006, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p24
Academic Journal
The article looks at how patients' religious and spiritual needs can be addressed in British nursing education and practice. Spirituality and religious faith are not the same. When evaluating the spiritual needs of patients therefore, it is important that their beliefs are understood. The challenge is for nurses to be sufficiently sensitive to the needs of patients and their loved ones to allow them to express their spiritual or religious beliefs.


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