Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Caring for Jewish Patients.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Judaism, one of the world's oldest religions, claims an estimated 14.3 million members worldwide. There is great diversity in terms of identity, practice, and belief among people who identify as Jewish. As of 2017, 40% of the global Jewish community resided in the United States, making it essential for palliative care clinicians to understand religious and cultural issues related to their serious illness care. In this article, we will discuss 10 important concepts relevant to the inpatient care, advance care planning, and bereavement needs of Jewish patients and families.

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Cited Authors

  • Rosenberg, LB; Goodlev, ER; Izen, RSE; Gelfand, SL; Goodlev, CL; Lanckton, RB; Skarf, LM; Wershof Schwartz, A; Jones, CA; Tulsky, JA

Published Date

  • December 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 1658 - 1661

PubMed ID

  • 33085936

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-7740

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1089/jpm.2020.0601


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States