Published in Cancer Weekly, September 12th, 2006
"[The study's aims were] to develop and test an instrument to measure the spiritual needs of patients near the end of life," scientists in the United States reported.
"One inpatient and 5 outpatient hospices [were studied]," stated C.P. Hermann and colleagues, University of Louisville. "Sixty-two female and 38 male hospice patients with a mean age of 67 years [participated]; most were Caucasian, Protestant, and dying of cancer. Items for the SNI were developed from a qualitative study of spiritual needs of dying patients. Data were...
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