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Your palliative care team may include a spiritual advisor or
chaplain. Spiritual advisors can help you with questions that do not have clear
answers. It does not matter what your spirituality or religion is. Your beliefs
will be honored and respected.
You may want to talk to a spiritual advisor about:
Spiritual advisors can be a great source of comfort for you and your loved ones during your illness. They can also be there for your family and friends if you die.
If you are interested in talking to a spiritual advisor, be sure to
tell your doctor.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerShelly R. Garone, MD, FACP - Palliative Medicine
Current as ofMarch 12, 2014
Current as of:
March 12, 2014
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
& Shelly R. Garone, MD, FACP - Palliative Medicine
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