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  • The Evolution of Spiritual Care in the NCCN Distress Management Guidelines. [Review]
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2019; 17(10):1257-1261Handzo G, Bowden JM, King S
  • Spiritual care and chaplaincy have been part of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for Distress Management since the first meeting of the panel in 1997, possibly the first time this degree of spiritual care and chaplaincy care integration occurred in cancer care. Since that time, the chaplaincy care section of the guidelines, especially chaplain assessment categor…
  • Distress Management, Version 3.2019, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. [Journal Article]
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2019; 17(10):1229-1249Riba MB, Donovan KA, … Darlow SD
  • Distress is defined in the NCCN Guidelines for Distress Management as a multifactorial, unpleasant experience of a psychologic (ie, cognitive, behavioral, emotional), social, spiritual, and/or physical nature that may interfere with the ability to cope effectively with cancer, its physical symptoms, and its treatment. Early evaluation and screening for distress leads to early and timely managemen…
  • Gender Differences in Psycho-Social-Spiritual Healing. [Journal Article]
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 2019Luna MJ, Ameli R, … Berger A
  • CONCLUSIONS: Men and women show some differences in their self-reported psycho-social-spiritual healing, which may have implications when designing interventions aimed at promoting a healing experience in the context of serious and life-limiting illness.
  • Death without distress? The taboo of suffering in palliative care. [Journal Article]
    Med Health Care Philos 2019Streeck N
  • Palliative care (PC) names as one of its central aims to prevent and relieve suffering. Following the concept of "total pain", which was first introduced by Cicely Saunders, PC not only focuses on the physical dimension of pain but also addresses the patient's psychological, social, and spiritual suffering. However, the goal to relieve suffering can paradoxically lead to a taboo of suffering and …
  • Suffering-based medicine: practicing scientific medicine with a humanistic approach. [Journal Article]
    Med Health Care Philos 2019Del Giglio A
  • Suffering, defined as a state of undergoing pain, distress or hardship, is a multidimensional concept; it can entail physical, psychological and spiritual distress that prompts the sufferer to seek medical attention. As a construct originating from and unique to each patient, no patient's suffering is equal to another's or completely reducible to any generalizable frame of understanding. As it ha…
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