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The essence of spiritual care: a phenomenological enquiry. / Wright, M. C.

In: Palliative Medicine, Vol. 16, No. 2, 01.03.2002, p. 125-132.

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Wright, M. C. / The essence of spiritual care: a phenomenological enquiry. In: Palliative Medicine. 2002 ; Vol. 16, No. 2. pp. 125-132.

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