Literary Resuscitation. A Narrative Project in S. Maria delle Croci Hospital in Ravenna, Italy
Keywords:Narrative Medicine, Medical Humanities, Hospital, Poetry
AbstractThis article shows a qualitative experience achieved in Santa Maria delle Croci Hospital in Ravenna, Italy, named Literary Resuscitation of Intensive Poetry. The results show how literature, art, music and storytelling positively affect hospitalization. Furthermore, the study is useful to the healthcare professionals in order to understand the emotive, cognitive and relational needs of the patients. The authors underline the importance of creating spaces that encourage participation in the responsible and shared care path.
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