The Concept Of Repositioning As Preventive Measure For Pressure Injury In Critical Care: An Analysis Of A Verse Of 18th From Al-Kahfi

  • Muhamad Rafiqi Hehsan Trainee Lecturer
Keywords: Prevention, Reposition, Critical, Care, Injury


Islam emphasizes on prevention is better than cure concept. The holy Quran itself emphasizes on disease prevention based on several verses which upholds the concept as well as curing a disease. Complexity of Al-Quran in this field is obvious but the verses clearly depict processes which are scientifically valid during reviews. As an objective, this article aims to explore the concept of preventing pressure injury by focusing on critical care patients whom are commonly admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). The verse of Al-Quran from surah Al-Kahfi clearly states regarding this issue indirectly. It has also revealed that Ashabul Kahfi (people of cave) whom have slept for 309 years, were not complicated with pressure injury which is the most common issue in critically ill or bedridden patient. The study is qualitative in nature in which the researcher will focus on textual and comparative analysis. As an analytical view, the concept of repositioning to prevent pressure injury especially in critical care subject, in the current medical practice, has been closely related to Al-Quran verses.

Author Biography

Muhamad Rafiqi Hehsan, Trainee Lecturer

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia


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Muhamad Rafiqi Hehsan. (2021). The Concept Of Repositioning As Preventive Measure For Pressure Injury In Critical Care: An Analysis Of A Verse Of 18th From Al-Kahfi. Al-Qanatir: International Journal of Islamic Studies, 21(1), 27-31. Retrieved from