An unusual point of view.
To mention the word God in conjunction with a well defined professional discipline seems rather strange in a secularized and science-informed society. Based on my own lived experience with human beings, whom I was able to accompany in living and in dying, I would yet dare to apply such a provocative point of view for some thoughts.
Eine deutsche Fassung des Eintrags gibt es hier zu lesen: Palliative Care als Gottes Dienst?
Palliative Care is a young, but nowadays recognized medical specialty that prides itself for working inter-disciplinary and for putting people’s comprehensive needs at the core of its practice. Why do these aspects have to be highlighted so much? Is it not absolutely self-evident to the average person and the affected? Would it be possible to conclude from this emphasis that the other medical specialties were too special to work inter-disciplinay? Continue reading “Palliative Care as form of worship?”