Christina M Puchalski

Summary

Affiliation: The George Washington University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Creating healing environments
    Christina M Puchalski
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Prog 87:30-5. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Interdisciplinary spiritual care for seriously ill and dying patients: a collaborative model
    Christina M Puchalski
    George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, Departments of Medicine and Health Care Sciences, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Cancer J 12:398-416. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Religion, medicine and spirituality: what we know, what we don't know and what we do
    Christina Maria Puchalski
    Departments of Medicine and Health Sciences, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Health Management and Leadership, The George Washington University School of Public Health, Washington, DC, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:45-9. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Formal and informal spiritual assessment
    Christina Maria Puchalski
    Departments of Medicine and Health Sciences, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Health Management and Leadership, The George Washington University School of Public Health, Washington, DC, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:51-7. 2010
  5. pmc Self-rated health of primary care house officers and its relationship to psychological and spiritual well-being
    Michael S Yi
    Section of Outcomes Research, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    BMC Med Educ 7:9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Spirituality, religion, and healing in palliative care
    Christina M Puchalski
    George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, 2131 K Street, NW, Suite 510, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 20:689-714, vi-vii. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Spirituality and end-of-life care: a time for listening and caring
    Christina M Puchalski
    Departments of Medicine and Health Care Sciences, The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, GWU Medical Center, 2300 K Street NW, Warwick Building 336, Washington, D C 20037, USA
    J Palliat Med 5:289-94. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Spirituality and medicine: curricula in medical education
    Christina M Puchalski
    The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, George Washington University School of Public Health, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Cancer Educ 21:14-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Listening to stories of pain and joy. Physicians and other caregivers can help patients find comfort and meaning at the end of life
    Christina M Puchalski
    George Washington University, George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Prog 85:20-2, 57. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Spirituality and the care of patients at the end-of-life: an essential component of care
    Christina M Puchalski
    The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Omega (Westport) 56:33-46. 2007

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Creating healing environments
    Christina M Puchalski
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Prog 87:30-5. 2006
    ..The initiative was conducted in five faith-based hospitals and two secular hospitals. Evaluation of the data indicated that the initiative was success for patients and caregivers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Interdisciplinary spiritual care for seriously ill and dying patients: a collaborative model
    Christina M Puchalski
    George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, Departments of Medicine and Health Care Sciences, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Cancer J 12:398-416. 2006
    ..Optimally, all healthcare professionals, including the chaplain, on the team interact with each other to develop and implement the spiritual care plan for the patient in a fully collaborative model...
  3. ncbi request reprint Religion, medicine and spirituality: what we know, what we don't know and what we do
    Christina Maria Puchalski
    Departments of Medicine and Health Sciences, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Health Management and Leadership, The George Washington University School of Public Health, Washington, DC, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:45-9. 2010
    ..These guidelines as well as the educational advances, research and ethical principles have supported the newly developing field of spirituality and health...
  4. ncbi request reprint Formal and informal spiritual assessment
    Christina Maria Puchalski
    Departments of Medicine and Health Sciences, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Health Management and Leadership, The George Washington University School of Public Health, Washington, DC, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:51-7. 2010
    ..The spiritual history tools allow the clinician the opportunity to diagnose spiritual distress or identify patients' spiritual resources of strength and then integrate that information into the clinical treatment or care plan...
  5. pmc Self-rated health of primary care house officers and its relationship to psychological and spiritual well-being
    Michael S Yi
    Section of Outcomes Research, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    BMC Med Educ 7:9. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the level of self-reported health among resident physicians and to ascertain factors that are associated with their reported health...
  6. ncbi request reprint Spirituality, religion, and healing in palliative care
    Christina M Puchalski
    George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, 2131 K Street, NW, Suite 510, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 20:689-714, vi-vii. 2004
    ..It is crucial that our culture and our systems of care for the dying include a spiritual approach so that dying can be meaningful and even filled with hope...
  7. ncbi request reprint Spirituality and end-of-life care: a time for listening and caring
    Christina M Puchalski
    Departments of Medicine and Health Care Sciences, The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, GWU Medical Center, 2300 K Street NW, Warwick Building 336, Washington, D C 20037, USA
    J Palliat Med 5:289-94. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Spirituality and medicine: curricula in medical education
    Christina M Puchalski
    The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, George Washington University School of Public Health, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Cancer Educ 21:14-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Listening to stories of pain and joy. Physicians and other caregivers can help patients find comfort and meaning at the end of life
    Christina M Puchalski
    George Washington University, George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Prog 85:20-2, 57. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Spirituality and the care of patients at the end-of-life: an essential component of care
    Christina M Puchalski
    The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Omega (Westport) 56:33-46. 2007
    ..As hospice and palliative care continues to develop as a field, healthcare professionals are challenged to think of ways to advocate for and include the spiritual dimension of care...
  11. doi request reprint Spirituality and health: the development of a field
    Christina M Puchalski
    Dr Puchalski is professor, Medicine and Health Sciences, George Washington School of Medicine, and Director, George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, Washington, DC Dr Blatt is professor of medicine, and Medical Director, The Clinical Learning and Simulation Skills CLASS Center, George Washington School of Medicine, Washington, DC Dr Kogan is medical director, George Washington Center for Integrative Medicine, Washington, DC Dr Butler is executive director, Foundation Relations, George Washington University, Washington, DC
    Acad Med 89:10-6. 2014
    ..This commentary concludes with the authors' proposals for future directions for the field. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of spiritual and religious variables in Palliative Medicine, American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, Hospice Journal, Journal of Palliative Care, and Journal of Pain and Symptom Management
    Christina M Puchalski
    George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health GWish, George Washington University, 2300 K Street N W, 303, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Palliat Support Care 1:7-13. 2003
    ..This paper seeks to. empirically and systematically examine the extent to which there is an adequate scientific research base on spirituality and its role in palliative care, in the palliative care and hospice literature...
  13. ncbi request reprint Addressing the spiritual needs of patients
    Christina M Puchalski
    The George Washington Institute of Spirtuality and Health, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Cancer Treat Res 140:79-91. 2008
  14. pmc Spirituality, social support, and survival in hemodialysis patients
    Joann Spinale
    Department of Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1620-7. 2008
    ..This study assessed whether spirituality was an independent predictor of survival in dialysis patients with ESRD after controlling for age, diabetes, albumin, and social support...
  15. doi request reprint Restoration and re-creation: spirituality in the lives of healthcare professionals
    Christina M Puchalski
    The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington DC, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 6:254-8. 2012
    ..This healing relationship can present challenges to clinicians when working with patients who suffer. Clinicians today are looking for ways to deal with the stress of care-giving and to find greater meaning in their professional lives...
  16. ncbi request reprint American Association for Cancer Education membership perspectives of spirituality in cancer education
    Patricia Boston
    Department of Family Practice, Division of Pallative Care, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z3
    J Cancer Educ 21:8-12. 2006
  17. pmc Spirituality and religion in patients with HIV/AIDS
    Sian Cotton
    Health Services Research and Development, VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S5-13. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Responding to requests regarding prayer and religious ceremonies by patients near the end of life and their families
    Bernard Lo
    Program in Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Palliat Med 6:409-15. 2003
    ..Physicians can respond to requests and respect patients' spiritual needs in ways that may deepen the therapeutic doctor-patient relationship, without compromising their own religious and spiritual beliefs or professional roles...
  19. ncbi request reprint Beliefs of primary care residents regarding spirituality and religion in clinical encounters with patients: a study at a midwestern U.S. teaching institution
    Sara E Luckhaupt
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Veterans Healthcare System of Ohio, USA
    Acad Med 80:560-70. 2005
    ..To assess primary care residents' beliefs regarding the role of spirituality and religion in the clinical encounter with patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Spiritual issues as an essential element of quality palliative care: a commentary
    Christina M Puchalski
    George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, George Washington University, USA
    J Clin Ethics 19:160-2. 2008
  21. ncbi request reprint Religion, spirituality, and depressive symptoms in primary care house officers
    Michael S Yi
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, OH 45267, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:84-90. 2006
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  22. pmc Religion, spirituality, and depressive symptoms in patients with HIV/AIDS
    Michael S Yi
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Outcomes Research, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0535, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S21-7. 2006
    ..Depression has been linked to immune function and mortality in patients with chronic illnesses. Factors such as poorer spiritual well-being has been linked to increased risk for depression and other mood disorders in patients with HIV...
  23. ncbi request reprint Discussing religious and spiritual issues at the end of life: a practical guide for physicians
    Bernard Lo
    JAMA 287:749-54. 2002
    ..By responding to patients' spiritual and religious concerns and needs, physicians may help them find comfort and closure near the end of life...