Came across an interesting article in DAWN,
A wonderful marriage of the physical sciences with spiritual healing. No compromise made to the medical treatment. Spiritual healing not used as a substitute to professional medical treatment and yet in perfect harmony with modern healthcare, Surah Al-Rahman from the Holy Quran brings healing and health to patients.
Also, the doctor talks about the need for young doctors to educate themselves about the composition of poisonous pills. The need for a helpline & monitoring cell for toxicology to be available to all
“During the treatment of Abbas, Surah Al-Rehman was continuously played by his bedside and this worked as a wonder antidote,” he said.
Interestingly, Dr Javed is neither a cleric nor a faith-healer. He has a distinguished record as a medical practitioner as his visiting card shows — MBBS, FCPS (Pakistan), FCCS (USA) and FDM (USA). Currently, he is the head of the Services Hospital’s ICU and a consultant physician and intensivist.