Understanding in our global village: looking beyond myopia – by Richard Powell | End of life studies

Palliative and spiritual care are cases in point. In the US palliative care services are at the forefront of provision globally in terms of its bio-medical understanding of advanced, progressive illnesses and access to the technology capable of addressing them in the early phases of the diseases’ trajectories. Spiritual care, whilst not embedded in palliative care as it should be currently, plays a central role in numerous hospitals, with many services administered by Board-certified chaplains.

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