Collision of Religion and Pain Treatment MP3
Dr. Richard Randolph, former associate professor of bioethics at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, explores three questions about religion that often collide with the medical ethics of treating pain: In what ways may patients draw resources from their religious faith as a form of managing or coping with chronic pain? In what ways may patients incorporate their religious faith to make sense of chronic pain? In what ways or why do patients refuse opioids and other pain management resources for religious reasons?
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Balancing Faith and Politics MP3
Episcopal priest and retired Missouri U.S Senator and attorney general John Danforth presented the keynote address at the Center’s 25th Anniversary Annual Dinner in 2009. In his book, he devoted a chapter to the Terri Schiavo case. In this interview, he explains why he views the case as an “outrageous and extreme use of government” that was overly politicized and inconsistent with Republican principles of small government.
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Spirituality, Race and End of Life Care
What does spirituality and race have to do with end of life care? Terry Rosell, Rosemary Flanigan Chair, and Richard Payne, MD, professor at Duke University and John B. Francis Chair at the Center, discuss disparities in healthcare in African American populations and how they impact care at the end of life prior to presenting a program on the same subject to African American faith leaders in Topeka on July 27, 2011.
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Religion. Healthcare Policy. Do the Twain Meet? MP3
Rosemary Flanigan discusses what it means to have a “religious consciousness” and how having such a consciousness affects our thinking as we deal with life and death issues as well as a host of bioethical issues facing us today.
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Should Religion Play a Role in the Practice of Medicine?
Dr. Barr Curlin, assistant professor of medicine, and John Lantos, both University of Chicago, address the question: Should religion play a role in the practice of medicine?
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A Muslim in America Practicing Medicine
Dr. Rauf Mir discusses what’s it like to be a Muslim practicing medicine in the United States.
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Psychospiritual Care: A Shared Journey Embracing Life and Wholeness
By Margaret Burkhardt and Mary Gail Nagai-Jacobsen VIEW
By Rosemary Flanigan VIEW
By Myra J. Christopher VIEW
A Cartography of Spirituality in End-of-Life Care
By Timothy P. Daaleman VIEW
Psychospiritual Elements of Illness: Beyond Biomedicine
By Clifford C. Kuhn VIEW
The Spiritual Side of Dying
By Laurence K. O’Connell VIEW
Reflecting on the Death of A Friend
By Jane Pitz VIEW
Spirituality, Religion, and the Physician: New Ethical Challenges in Patient Care
By Gregory A. Plotnikoff VIEW
Dying in America: Contexts and Problems
By Thomas A. Shannon VIEW
Ensuring a Good Death
By David C. Thomasma VIEW
An African American Looks at Death
By Marian Gray Secundy VIEW
Compassion Sabbath—Engaging Clergy and Faith Communities in Improving Spiritual Care of the Dying
By JoEllen Wurth and M.C. Sullivan VIEW