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Religion and culture

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Religion, belief and culture should be recognised as potential sources of moral purpose and personal strength in healthcare, enhancing the welfare of both clinicians and patients, amidst the experience of ill-health, healing, suffering and dying. Communication between doctors and patients and between healthcare staff should attend sensitively to the welfare benefits of religion, belief and culture. Doctors should respect personal religious and cultural commitments, taking account of their sig...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.mpmed.2016.07.011

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Theology Faculty, Theology and Religion Faculty

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Institutional Strategic Support Fund
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Elsevier Inc Publisher's website
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Medicine Journal website
Volume:
44
Issue:
10
Publication date:
2016
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ISSN:
1357-3039
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uuid:210f52a1-4872-4ac1-a938-c71e7e4a01a0
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611602
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pubs:611602

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