Private prayer as a suitable intervention for hospitalised patients: a critical review of the literature.


AIM This critical review seeks to identify if there is evidence that private (personal) prayer is capable of improving wellbeing for adult patients in hospital. BACKGROUND The review was conducted in the belief that the spiritual needs of hospitalised patients may be enhanced by encouragement and support to engage in prayer. DESIGN Systematic review… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02510.x


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