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The nature of suffering and the goals of nursing, edited by William E. Rosa and Betty R. Ferrell

'The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Nursing' shares the qualitative experience of those who suffer alongside best available evidence for person-centred nursing to promote meaning, growth, and introspection within the field of nursing, with updated chapters in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and social determinants of health
Table Of Contents
Cover -- The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Nursing -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Contributors -- 1. The Nature of Suffering and the Practice of Nursing -- 2. Spiritual and Religious Perspectives About Suffering -- 3. Existential Suffering -- 4. Pain and Suffering -- 5. Suffering of Infants, Parents, and Families -- 6. Suffering in Serious Pediatric Illness -- 7. Suffering of Older People -- 8. Suffering Related to Mental Health Challenges and Traumatic Events -- 9. Suffering in Acute and Critical Care -- 10. Suffering in Chronic Illness -- 11. Suffering in the Context of Cancer -- 12. Bearing Witness to Suffering at End of Life -- 13. Suffering of Caregivers, Loved Ones, and the Community -- 14. Social Suffering, Biopower, and the Naturalization of Inequality -- 15. Suffering in the Face of Humanitarian Crises and Emergencies -- 16. Suffering of Nurses -- 17. Healing and Wholeness in the Face of Suffering -- 18. "What Is the Nature of Suffering and What Are the Goals of Nursing?" -- Index
Literary Form
non fiction
Second edition.
Also issued in print: 2023
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 257 pages), illustrations
Specific Material Designation
Form Of Item

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