Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Developing and Validating a Spiritual Assessment Tool for Seriously-ill Veterans|
Karen E. Steinhauser
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||Health Services R&D
|| February 2017 -
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Anticipated Impact on Veteran's Healthcare: Assessment of spiritual care needs is central to goals and mandates of palliative care, the VA and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Spiritual and existential beliefs, for those religious and not, are associated with improved quality of life, reduced suffering, and preferences for care. Yet, tools that systematically assess need, link those needs with intervention, treatment recommendations, and outcomes, and communicate ne...
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