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Religion, culture and conscience

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Religion, belief and culture should be recognized 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 sign...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.mpmed.2020.07.007

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Sub department:
Theology and Religion Faculty
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Wellcome Trust
Grant:
105605/Z/14/Z
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
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Volume:
48
Issue:
10
Pages:
640-643
Publication date:
2020-08-31
Acceptance date:
2020-05-01
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ISSN:
1357-3039
Language:
English
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1107187
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pubs:1107187
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2020-05-27

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