East meets West: applying Eastern spirituality in clinical practice.

  title={East meets West: applying Eastern spirituality in clinical practice.},
  author={Cecilia Lai Wan Chan and Siv Man Ng and Rainbow Tin Hung Ho and Amy Yin Man Chow},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  volume={15 7},
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The paper discusses the application of the Eastern body-mind-spirit approach in healthcare practice. BACKGROUND Traumas, sufferings and losses may induce immense distress in patients and their families, as well as apathy and exhaustion in healthcare workers. Over-specialization and compartmentalization of services may provide a convenient shelter for healthcare workers to be detached and to simply focus on a narrowly defined scope of intervention. However, the existential… CONTINUE READING

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