Improving the quality of spiritual care as a dimension of palliative care: The report of the consensus conference

Christina Puchalski, Betty Ferrell, Rose Virani, Shirley Otis-Green, Pamela Baird, Janet Bull, Harvey Chochinov, George Handzo, Holly Nelson-Becker, Maryjo Prince-Paul, Karen Pugliese, Daniel Sulmasy

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Abstract

A Consensus Conference sponsored by the Archstone Foundation of Long Beach, California, was held February 17-18, 2009, in Pasadena, California. The Conference was based on the belief that spiritual care is a fundamental component of quality palliative care. This document and the conference recommendations it includes builds upon prior literature, the National Consensus Project Guidelines, and the National Quality Forum Preferred Practices and Conference proceedings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)885-904
Number of pages20
JournalJournal of palliative medicine
Volume12
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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