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Religion, Spirituality, and Compassionate Healthcare: A Conversation with Dr. Ronald Lacro

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Books

Boyle, Brian. The Patient Experience: The Importance of Care, Communication, and Compassion in the Hospital Room. USA: Skyphorse Publishin Inc., 2015. 

Lee, Thomas. An Epidemic of Empathy in Healthcare: How to Deliver Compassionate, Connected Patient Care that Creates a Competative Advantage. USA: McGraw-Hill Education, 2015.

Tellis-Nayak, V. & Mary. Return of Compassion to Healtchare. New York, NY: Page Publishing, Inc., 2016.

 

Articles

Haslam, David. "More than Kindness." Journal of Compassionate Health Care, https://jcompassionatehc.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40639-015-0015-2

Nash, David and Yuen, Elaine. "The Role of Spirituality in Healthcare." MedPage Today, June 16, 2009, https://www.medpagetoday.com/columns/focusonpolicy/14725

Puchalski, Christina. "Compassionate Health Care." The Center for Compassion and Global/Health, https://ccagh.org/conversations/editorials/compassionate-health-care-by-christina-puchalski/

Puchalski, Christina. "Spirituality and Health: The Art of Compassionate Medicine." Clinical Perspectives in Complementary Medicine, March, 2001, http://hospitalphysician.com/pdf/hp_mar01_spirit.pdf

 

Other Resources

"Atul Gawande, MD, MPH speaks about compassionate healthcare," The Schwartz Center for Compassioante Healthcare, 2015, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXQ0NdTdtEI

"Compassion in Health Care," the Dalai Lama with members of the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN: 2016, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82Ig6UkPAqI&t=3245s

"Extended Interview: Dr. Christina Puchalski," Religion and Ethics NewsWeekly, 2016, https://www.youtube.com/watchv=mTBki8Ytyrc