Addressing Spiritual Needs
...spiritual assessment (Skalla & McCoy, 2006, 745). These include children, perioperative patients, and cancer patients. Meanwhile, it is also essential to explore physical therapists’ perception of spirituality to patient care as ones knowledge in taking spiritual history and managing personal issues facilitates complete, patient- and problem-centered spiritual evaluation (Oakley et al., 2010, 48).
In designing a spiritual assessment tool for children, Mueller (2010) recommends assessment of expression of hope, meaning, or purpose in life, interactions with spiritual
leaders, friends, or family, verbalization of feelings from support system, expression... Abstract
The essay aims to address a two-fold obj...