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Title: Death with dignity : significance of religious beliefs and practices in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: M. J. Eshleman

Description: 1. Nurses can help individuals more readily deal with death and dying by examining cultural variations in death reactions and rituals. This helps to humanize care. 2. Caring for a dying client is a complex and challenging responsibility and requires physical, emotional, and spiritual support to ensure a peaceful and dignified death. 3. Clients turn to religion for peace and comfort during times of crisis, such as serious illness and impending death. It is necessary to understand the impact of religious beliefs and practices to provide quality holistic care.

Publisher Place: Thorofare, N.J.
Publisher: C. B. Slack, inc.
Normalized publisher place: Thorofare, N.J.
Publisher country: United States
Published Date: 1992-11
Subject: Death
Religion and medicine
Terminal care
Classification: Buddhism and Science -- Medicine -- Religion and Medicine
Buddhism and Science -- Medicine -- International Medicine -- Issues in Health Care
Buddhism and Science -- Medicine -- International Medicine -- Death and Dying
Cultural Coverage: United States
Temporal coverage: 20th century CE
Language: English
Series 2 editor:
Source: Today's OR nurse
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 14
Source Number: 11
Source Page Numbers: 19-23
Start Date: 1979
End Date: 1996
Frequency of publication: Monthly
ISBN/ISSN: 0194-5181
Location and access number: 1455495

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Resource Type: Article
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Date Last Modified: 2005-12-20 17:18:03
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