Journal of Medical and Surgical
Research (JMSR)


Pages: 111-114

Date of Publication: 30-Nov--0001

Effects of Ramadan on Forensic Cases Presenting to Emergency Service

Author: F. Sari Dogan, O. Guneysel, V. Ozaydin, M. Konar

Category: JMSR Emergency Medicine

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The term __doublequotosingforensic case__doublequotosing is defined as disruption of physical and/or mental health of an individual due to external factors. Forensic cases are most frequently encountered in emergency services. Ramadan, the ninth month of Islamic calendar, is a month of fasting throughout which Muslims from all around the world worship by observing fasting. There are many studies focusing on the effects of fasting on health. The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of Ramadan on forensic cases presenting to emergency service.

Keywords: Forensic case, Ramadan, fasting, emergency service