The story behind the story: the use of storytelling in spiritual caregiving.

@article{Taylor1997TheSB,
  title={The story behind the story: the use of storytelling in spiritual caregiving.},
  author={E J Taylor},
  journal={Seminars in oncology nursing},
  year={1997},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={252-4}
}
  • E J Taylor
  • Published 1997 in Seminars in oncology nursing
OBJECTIVES To briefly discuss the nature and function of stories that patients tell, and offer practical tips on how to listen and make sense of these stories. DATA SOURCES Books and articles from disciplines in the humanities and health care professions. CONCLUSION Stories are a medium for assessment and intervention in areas that essentially reflect an individual's spirituality. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE Encouraging storytelling is an intervention nurses can use to promote… CONTINUE READING

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