Spiritual Care for Hospitalized Patients with Chronic Illness
Results of the study showed that the overall nurses' perception of spiritual care provided were at high level. The perceived spiritual care received among three hospitals was significantly differences (p < .001). The perceived spiritual care by nurses and perceived spiritual care received among patients were significantly differences (p < .001).
It was suggested that in order to improve quality of spiritual care the hospital administrators need to increase nurses' skill of spiritual intervention, provide appropriate nurse ratio in each shift, provide opportunity for the nurse to sharing about the spiritual care experiences. In addition, nurses should provided care focusing on spirituality care.
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