What should doctors do about fasting during Ramadan?BMJ 2012; 345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e5629 (Published 24 August 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e5629
- Fareed Iqbal, research fellow1
- 1Academic Department of Surgery, School of Cancer Sciences, Denis Howell Building University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
Although agreeing with the general sentiments expressed in Panju’s insightful article on patients who fast in Ramadan,1 I think this discussion should address an often overlooked issue: Should doctors fast while caring for patients? As a practising Muslim, I have found it extremely difficult …
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