Caring for Muslim Patients
Aziz Sheikh, Abdul Rashid Gatrad
Radcliffe Publishing, 2008 - Medical - 145 pages
This unique and comprehensive book is an authoritative guide to dermatological conditions for black populations in Africa. As well as being an essential reference for all doctors, healthcare and voluntary workers in Africa, it is of interest throughout the world, given the increase in presentation of such conditions everywhere as a result of intercontinental travel. Conditions are described in a consistent format for ease of use. The book contains over six hundred clear colour pictures of dermatological cases to greatly assist the recognition, diagnosis and treatment of both common and rare skin conditions.
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. “This is an excellent initial read for any Healthcare Professional aiming to ensure true equality and diversity Impact Assessment in modern Health Care settings. It draws upon the basics of culture, Religion and deep rooted Spirituality of the Islamic faith in relation to contemporary Health Care settings and advises on practical methods to help ensure competent understanding and delivery of patient centered care. Even though the book takes its case to Practices predominantly relating to the Muslim Community, it is a great resource for any tool kit designed to address the Healthcare needs of its diverse communities”.