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Spirituality from the nursing perspective in palliative

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Joselyn Mireya Iza Arias ,
Joselyn Mireya Iza Arias

Universidad Técnica de Ambato, Carrera de Enfermería. Ambato, Ecuador

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Miriam Ivonne Fernandez Nieto ,
Miriam Ivonne Fernandez Nieto

Universidad Técnica de Ambato, Carrera de Enfermería. Ambato, Ecuador

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Abstract

Introduction: the application of palliative care at the end of life aims to provide comfort, quality, pain relief and a dignified death to patients, however, another important point to address is spirituality which seeks to provide peace and tranquility to the soul.
Objective: to analyze knowledge and care on spirituality from the nursing perspective in palliative care.
Methods: systematic review obtained by reviewing scientific articles and applying the PRISMA method.
Results: selection and analysis of 16 scientific articles that met the inclusion criteria.
Discussion: the present article supports the perspectives on spirituality held by nurses in palliative care, as well as their barriers and actions to be employed when faced with these situations.
Conclusions: Spirituality represents a primary focus within palliative care and the nursing staff must be prepared to meet the needs of patients and devise actions that allow them to overcome the barriers that compromise their correct actions.

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Iza Arias JM, Fernandez Nieto MI. Spirituality from the nursing perspective in palliative. Salud, Ciencia y Tecnología [Internet]. 2023 Oct. 4 [cited 2024 Jul. 20];3:468. Available from: https://revista.saludcyt.ar/ojs/index.php/sct/article/view/468

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