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Int J Palliat Nurs. 2003 Nov;9(11):496-8.

Palliative care for Sikhs.

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Manor Hospital, Moat Road, Walsall, WS2 2PS, UK. steadman@walsallhospitals.nhs.uk

Abstract

This article provides an overview of the palliative care needs of Sikh patients. It describes the basis of Sikh beliefs and practices and discusses practical aspects of caring for terminally ill Sikh patients and their families. Issues before and after death are considered and the importance of an individual approach is highlighted.

PMID:
14676727
DOI:
10.12968/ijpn.2003.9.11.11875
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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