Spiritual care is recognised as an essential element of the care of patients with serious illness such as cancer. Spiritual distress can result in poorer health outcomes including quality of life. The American Society of Clinical Oncology and other organisations recommend addressing spiritual needs in the clinical setting. This paper reviews the literature findings and proposes recommendations for interprofessional spiritual care.
|Original language||English (US)|
|State||Published - Feb 1 2019|
- cancer patients
- spiritual care
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cancer Research