Religion, culture, and spirituality

Edited by Edward Alan Glasper, Gillian McEwing and Jim Richardson

in Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2006 | ISBN: 9780198569572
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597901 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Religion, culture, and spirituality

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Religious aspects of food 914

Communication and modesty 916

Cultural issues with the dying child 918

Trans-cultural nursing 920

For some people, food has a spiritual significance. Certain foods may be prohibited and, as such, form a vital part of people's everyday life.

Religious restrictions may affect the diets of Hindus, Sikhs, Muslims, Jews, and Rastafarians....

Chapter.  1860 words. 

Subjects: Paediatrics

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