• Modesty:
    • Modesty for both men and women.
    • Gender issues: The O.B. On call at many hospitals in Muslim countries is called the L.M.O. (Lady medical officer).
  • Dietary Restrictions:
    • Forbidden non-zabiha meat, alcohol and pork as well as medicines made of these forbidden substances e.g., cough medicine because of alcohol, pork insulin, gelatin capsules.
    • Exceptions -
        Critical for patient survival.   No alternative medicine.
  • Language:
    • Confusion with names and dates.
    • Two people divided by the same language.