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A prospective observational study of the disease profile of Muslim patients attending the outpatient department of internal medicine during Ramadan fasting season

@inproceedings{Naik2017APO,
  title={A prospective observational study of the disease profile of Muslim patients attending the outpatient department of internal medicine during Ramadan fasting season},
  author={Sadanand Naik and Krishnananda Prabhu and Harish Nayak},
  year={2017}
}
Background: Ramadan is the fasting month of the Muslim calendar. There is a paucity of data on the prevalence of morbidity among those who visit the outpatient department of the hospital while observing the Ramadan fasting. Materials and Methods: The clinical profile of 61 Muslim patients who visited the outpatient department of the internal medicine of the specialty hospital during the holy Ramadan fasting season at Moodabidri, South India was collected. The diagnosis of all the medical… Expand

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