Iranian nurses’ perception of spirituality and spiritual care: a qualitative content analysis study

@inproceedings{Mahmoodishan2010IranianNP,
  title={Iranian nurses’ perception of spirituality and spiritual care: a qualitative content analysis study},
  author={Gholamreza Mahmoodishan and Fatemeh Alhani and Fazlollah Ahmadi and Anoshirvan Kazemnejad},
  booktitle={Journal of medical ethics and history of medicine},
  year={2010}
}
The purpose of the present study was to explore nurses' perception about spirituality and spiritual care. A qualitative content analysis approach was conducted on 20 registered nurses interviewed using unstructured strategy in 2009. Three themes emerged from the data analysis: 1) "meaning and purpose of work and life" including 'spiritualistic view to profession', 'commitment and professional responsibility', and 'positive attitude'; 2) "religious attitude" including 'God approval', 'spiritual… CONTINUE READING

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