Buddhist Nursing : Promoting Spiritual Well-being to Good Death in End of Life

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Siriratana Juntaramano
Janerawee Swangareeruk
Pimkanabhon Trakooltorwong

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            Nurses are one of the key persons in the healing process because nurses have multi-potential roles including caring, preventing, rehabilitation, counseling and health promotions, especially giving generosity to patients with Dharma; Noble Truth 4 and Brahmavihara 4 of thoughtfulness based on humanized care.
            Death is a part of life, and it is unchangeable process of the body, but we can face it in the right way. Buddhist nursing consists of primary nursing therapy, complementary nursing therapy and empowering nursing therapy to promote spiritual well-being for good death in the end of life. Buddhist nurses must deeply understand the end of life that could be found, especially the preparation before the death and to leave with dignity of humanity to a full merit.

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