Do Patients Want Physicians to Inquire About Their Spiritual or Religious Beliefs if They Become Gravely Ill?
Ehman, John W.
Ott, Barbara B.
Short, Thomas H.
Ciampa, Ralph C.
Archives of Internal Medicine 1999 August 9-23; 159(15): 1803- 1806
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