How have Arabs Contributed to Modern Medicine?


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Talk by Saad Zaatari

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How have Arabs Contributed to Modern Medicine?

Details

Date: 10/6/2016
Originally presented in DC
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Description

This presentation provides a historical survey of the field of medicine within the Arab region. It follows the evolution, growth and development of medical knowledge in the Middle East throughout history, and thus explains the legacy of these endeavors.

Sources & Future References

  • Samir Amr, Chapter 3 of “From Magic To Molecules” Titled Arabic-Islamic Medicine: a Bridge between the Ancient World and Early Renaissance
  • Majeed A. How Islam changed medicine, Arab physicians and scholars laid the basis for medical practice in Europe. The British Medical Journal. Dec 24, 2005. Vol 331
  • Akmal M, Ansari A. IBN NAFIS – A FORGOTTEN GENIUS IN THE DISCOVERY OF PULMONARY BLOOD CIRCULATION. Heart Views. March 2010. V11
  • Aciduman A, Belen D.Hydrocephalus and its management in Avicenna’s Canon of Medicine. Journal Of Neurosurgery. June 2007
  • Nizar Souayah, Jeffrey I. Greenstein. Insights into Neurologic Localization by Al-Razi (Rhazes), a Medieval Islamic Physician. Muslim Heritage

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