Year: 2002 Source: Revista Internacional de Tanatologia y Suicidio, v.2, no.3, (2002), p.39-44 SIEC No: 20021309

This article provides a summary of what palliative care means to terminally ill patients from different religious backgrounds. Palliative care, attitudes toward death, & funeral rituals in Islamic, Judaic, Sikh, Hindu, & Buddhist cultures are discussed in detail. (4 refs.)