Praying with patients

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Assignment Discussion Questions

  1. Discuss the pressure, if any, placed on the patient to responding to the suggestion of prayer prior to surgery.
  2. Describe how you, as the surgeon, or nurse, would address a patient’s religious or spiritual needs if the risks of a complex surgical procedure appear to be threatening.
  3. Why did you choose to respond to this story?
  4. How is religion or faith displayed in your clinical setting?

Sample Solution