BIOETHICAL ISSUES AND HEALTH CARE CHAPLAINCY IN AUSTRALIA
Keywords:Bioethics, chaplaincy, pastoral care
Using personal insight and interpretation the authors summarise the results and discussion of the largest cross sectional empirical study of Australian Health Care Chaplains concerning their involvement in multiple bioethical issues encountered by patients, families and clinical staff within the health care context. The implications of this study concerning, health care chaplaincy, ecclesiastical institutions, health care institutions and government responsibilities are discussed and interpreted.
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