Midwife for Souls

Spiritual Care for the Dying

Author: Kathy Kalina

Publisher:

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Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 145

View: 632

"This classic work on the spirituality of caring for the dying is now expanded with moving stories and lessons gleaned from the author's experience as a hospice nurse. Caregivers, friends, and family members often feel unsure of what to say or do as they care for the terminally ill. Midwife for Souls provides insight, showing how the support of one's Catholic faith and the power of prayer can guide one in ministering to a dying person. Written in a style that is poetic and beautiful, practical and credible, this book is essential reading for anyone who accompanies others to the edge of life?and helps in their birthing to eternal life"--Page 4 of cover.

Midwife for Souls

Author: Kathy Kalina

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN:

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 184

View: 536

Oftentimes caregivers, friends, and family are unsure of what to say and what to do to comfort the sick and the dying. Midwife for Souls provides specific Catholic insight and highlights the power of prayer as a guide. This best-selling book has been revised to include a new section of inspiring stories and lessons learned in hospice ministry.

The Soul Midwives' Handbook

The Holistic and Spiritual Care of the Dying

Author: Felicity Warner

Publisher: Hay House, Inc

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Category: Medical

Page: 306

View: 710

Soul Midwives, a movement begun by Felicity Warner, has changed the face of modern holistic and spiritual palliative care in the UK and abroad.Soul Midwives are holistic and spiritual companions to the dying. They draw on traditional skills, now largely forgotten, applying them to our modern world to ease the passage of those who are dying. Their services are used within people's own homes, in hospices and in care homes.Anyone with an open and compassionate heart and a desire to help others can train to become a Soul Midwife. This book will guide you through the core principles and techniques of this practice.

Spirituality in Nursing

Standing on Holy Ground

Author: Mary Elizabeth O'Brien

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

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Category: Nurse and patient

Page: 298

View: 974

O'Brien (The Catholic University of America School of Nursing) explores the relationship between spirituality and the practice of nursing from a variety of perspectives including: nursing assessment of patients' spiritual needs; the nurse's role in the provision of spiritual care; the spiritual natu

The Writer's Market

Author: Mark Garvey

Publisher:

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Category: Authorship

Page: 1008

View: 533

Every year, writers rely on the new edition of Writer's Market for information vital to the success of their writing careers. This updated edition contains information on 4,000 buyers of books, articles, and stories, as well as listings of contests and awards. Helpful articles and interviews with top professionals make this the source for both beginners and experts.

Care for the Dying

A Practical and Pastoral Guide

Author: Andrew Davison

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

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Category: Religion

Page: 176

View: 361

This wise and practical handbook, written by a palliative care physician and a priest with experience in hospice ministry, addresses the needs of the dying, their relatives and friends, and also those who provide support and care. Recognizing that these needs are physical, emotional, and spiritual, Care for the Dying draws on insights from current best practice in palliative care, pastoral experience, and theological reflection. It explores the following: --the availability of care for the dying person --communicating with the family --responding to a request for assisted suicide --forgiveness, reconciliation and anointing --saying goodbyes --the mystery of suffering --dying with dignity --supporting the bereaved --caring for the carers. Throughout, there is a helpful emphasis on understanding the care of the dying as a privilege as well as a responsibility, on the importance of proper self-care and of gaining strength from working as a team. Many people, including medical professionals and clergy, are fearful of what to say or do when faced with approaching death. This resource will deepen understanding and build courage and confidence.

Nursing Practice

Knowledge and Care

Author: Ian Peate

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 992

View: 306

Nursing Practice is the essential, textbook to support you throughout your entire nursing degree, from your first year onwards. It explores all the clinical and professional issues that you need to know in one complete volume. Written in the context of the latest Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for Pre-Registration Nursing Education and the Essential Skills Clusters, this book covers all fields of nursing: Adult, Child, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and also Maternity care, in both acute and community settings. With full colour illustrations, and plenty of activities and user-friendly features throughout, this evidence-based text encompasses essential nursing theory and practice, providing students with information to support their success. Learning features in the book include: Hear it from the experts- tips and advice from real life nurses, patients and their carers, and student nurses Red Flags- alerting the student to potential dangers Primary Care Considerations- informs students about care issues in the community setting Fields boxes- giving further insight into other fields of nursing, making the book relevant to all fields of nursing practice Medicines Management boxes provide key information about medicines Self-assessment and activities throughout A companion website to this title is available at www.wileynursingpractice.com Here you’ll find a range of resources for both the student and the lecturer, including: Over 350 interactive multiple choice questions Flashcards Glossary Links to references and further reading Illustrations from the book Worksheets