Does fasting during Ramadan affect the use of topical dermatological treatment by Muslim patients in the UK?


BACKGROUND Ritual fasting during the Muslim religious festival of Ramadan is one of the 'Five Pillars' of Islam, and is widely observed by Muslims. Previous studies have highlighted compliance issues in patients prescribed oral medications during this period. Aim.  To assess whether fasting during Ramadan influence the use of topical treatments for skin… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2230.2012.04403.x