Islam is considered to be a way of life rather than simply an organized religion due to its comprehensive nature. To maintain the quality standard in healthcare, both the patient and practitioners need to understand each other’s point of view. Most likely, the practitioner should always be aware of the patient’s ethnics and culture. Practitioners also need to have an understanding of and comprehension for the beliefs and religious preferences of their Muslim patients in order to provide optimal care for them.
There are two official holidays in Islam, which are considered as major festivals: Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha. Eid Al-Fitr is celebrated at the end of Ramadan (a month of fasting during daylight hours). The holy …show more content…
The power in prayer has resulted in a specious positive association between religiousness and poor health. According to Abu-Ras, Gheith & Cournos (2008) and Rassoll (2000), mental illness may also be perceived as a test or punishment from God. At time, illness may be seen as a privilege to draw more closely to Allah while giving less attention to the health care. Even, those who are diagnosed having severe mental illness or intellectual disability are discharge willingly. The religious beliefs and practices could be effective on well-being. But still, the cultural influence on presentation of symptoms and mental health problems need to be scrutinized.
TRANSPLANTS, ORGAN DONATION AND BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS
Every Muslim has different perspective over transplants and organ donation. Some Muslims accept the technique while it’s unacceptable by others. The researchers have proven that reasons why patients never participated in the organ donors program could be as a result of religious concerns. Hence, violating the human body, whether living or dead, is prohibited in Islam. However, most Islamic scholars support organ donation while several individuals oppose the idea because it’s a traditional for Muslims to be buried within 24 hours.
SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGIES