Research Article
Volume 3 Issue 5 - 2021
Spirituality in the Pandemic Context: What has Changed?
Maria da Conceição Quirino dos Santos da Silva1*, Norma Lopes de Magalhães Velasco Bastos2, Ianderlei Souza Andrade3, Agnes Claudine De La Longniere Fontes4 and Sérgio Donha Yarid5
1Nurse, PhD Student in Nursing and Health in the Postgraduate Program in Nursing and Health at the State University of Southwest Bahia, UESB, Bahia, Brazil
2Nurse, Full Professor, Doctoral Student in Nursing and Health in the Postgraduate Program in Nursing and Health at the State University of Southwest Bahia, UESB, Bahia, Brazil
3Dentologist, Full Professor, Doctoral Student in Nursing and Health in the Postgraduate Program in Nursing and Health at the State University of Southwest Bahia, UESB, Bahia, Brazil
4Nurse, Assistant Professor, Doctoral Student in Nursing and Health in the Postgraduate Program in Nursing and Health at the State University of Southwest Bahia, UESB, Bahia, Brazil
5Dentist, PhD in Preventive and Social Dentistry, Full Professor at the State University of Southwest Bahia, Jequié, BA, Brazil
*Corresponding Author: Maria da Conceição Quirino dos Santos da Silva, Nurse, PhD Student in Nursing and Health in the Postgraduate Program in Nursing and Health at the State University of Southwest Bahia, UESB, Bahia, Brazil.
Received: March 01, 2021; Published: April 08, 2021


Spirituality can be defined as the search for the meaning of the meaning of life, being reached by situations, beliefs and values that transcend what is tangible, abstaining from what is material, allowing the individual to experience connections with something greater than their own. existence itself. This study is configured in an integrative literature review, where it allows to relate the theme of spirituality with events during professional health practices in the context of the pandemic by Covid-19. Spirituality, during assistance in the pandemic period, allowed support and reception of patients affected by COVID-19, guaranteeing to the patient comprehensive care, also regarding the valorization of their beliefs and feelings, recognizing the importance of using this theme as a resource of great relevance, but with reduced applicability due to the lack of preparation of health professionals to meet the spiritual needs of patients, which expresses the lack of knowledge and information on the subject. The spiritual needs that exist in individuals need to be protagonists during care so that health professionals can offer patients alternatives to cope with health conditions.

Keywords: Spirituality; Pandemic; Health Care; Health Care Outcome Assessment


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Citation: Maria da Conceição Quirino dos Santos da Silva., et al. “Spirituality in the Pandemic Context: What has Changed?”. EC Nursing and Healthcare 3.5 (2021): 19-24.

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