Spirituality in nursing: an analysis of the concept.

@article{Mahlungulu2004SpiritualityIN,
  title={Spirituality in nursing: an analysis of the concept.},
  author={Sarah S N Mahlungulu and Leana R. Uys},
  journal={Curationis},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={15-26}
}
There is scientific evidence that the spiritual well being of a person can affect quality of life and the response to illness, pain, suffering and even death. In spite of this evidence, spirituality in nursing has not been examined within a South African context. The purpose of this study was to describe the phenomenon of spirituality from the perspective of nurses and patients/clients with the aim of generating a middle range theory of spiritual care in nursing. A qualitative mode of inquiry… CONTINUE READING

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