Letters

Importance of awareness of religious customs

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6960.1020a (Published 15 October 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1020
  1. E Aitken
  1. Department of Geriatrics, Lewisham Hospital, London SE13 6LH

    EDITOR, - Further to A R Gatrad's article on Muslim customs surrounding death,1 it is important that all health care workers are constantly aware of all religious customs.

    A 72 year old man was sent to an accident and emergency department by his nursing …

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