"Religious Understandings of a Good Death in Hospice Palliative Care" - Awarded a AJN Book of the Year Award


Book with Seal 175Co-edited by Dr. Harold Coward (Centre for Studies in Religion and Society - University of Victoria) and Dr. Kelli Stajduhar (School of Nursing - Centre on Aging - University of Victoria, iPANEL Co-Lead Investigator).  

This publication addresses the significance of religious belief and practice at the end of life.  Such major religious and cultural beliefs are discussed: Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Muslim, Chinese, Ugandan, and Punjabi.  Although not always apparent, spiritual pain often accompanies the physical pain of the dying person.

For more information or a small preview of this book please visit the publishers website at SUNY Press. To view the other 2012 AJN Book of the Year Award recipients please visit the AJN website.

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