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Albucasis: A Landmark for Arabic and European Surgery
This article presents Abu'l-Qasim Khalaf ibn 'Abbas al-Zaharawi, Arabic أبو القاسم خلف بن عباس الزهراوي, Latin Albucasis (936-1013 A.D.), one on the most outstanding Arabic physicians and the most...
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Caesarean Section in Early Islamic Literature
Some medical historians of the last century mistakenly recorded that Caesarean section was strictly forbidden amongst Muslims. This opinion has been repeatedly quoted without examining its...
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Selected Gleanings from the History of Islamic Medicine
The medical Islamic tradition is one of the richest and the most lasting components of the general history of...
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Ethical Aspects of Ottoman Surgical Practice
Information about the requirements and expectations of medical ethics regarding surgery during the Ottoman...
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Bone Fractures in Ibn Sina's Medicine
Ibn Sina, or Avicenna as he referred to in the West, was a well-known philosopher and physician from Islamic...
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The Earliest Paediatric Surgical Atlas: Cerrahiye-i Ilhaniye
The author of one of the earliest surgical books was Serafeddin Sabuncuoglu. In 1465, he wrote a surgical...
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Educating Ottoman Physicians
Medical doctors in the time of the Ottomans had various routes into professional life depending on their...
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The Scholars of Aleppo: Al Mahassin, Al Urdi, Al-Lubudi, Al-Halabi
The article describes the works of the following scholars: Al Mahassin: an eminent writer in the field of eye...
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