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Note of the editor This article was originally published as: Professor Rabie E. Abdel-Halim, "Medicine and Health in Medieval Arabic Poetry: An Historical Review", International Journal of the History and Philosophy of Medicine, vol. 3, pp 1-7, 2013. © Biomedicine International, Inc. To visit...
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Note of the editor This article was originally published as: Professor Rabie E. Abdel-Halim, “The role of Ibn Sina (Avicenna)'s medical poem in the transmission of medical knowledge to medieval Europe”, Urology Annals, vol. 6, issue 1, pp 1-12, 2014. © Saudi Urological Association. To visit the...
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Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi is considered one of the Muslim World’s greatest doctors who excelled in various fields of medicine, such as surgery, pharmacology, anatomy, and pediatrics. He had summed up his medical experience in his huge thirty chapters book Al-Tasrif Li-man ‘Ajaza ‘An al-Ta’alif...
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Table of contents 1. Anaesthesia and resuscitation in the medicine of Islamic era 1.1. Anaesthesia 1.1.1. Documentation of the use of AI-Murquid 1.1.2. Anaesthesia techniques 1.1.3. Anaesthesia personnel 1.1.4. Monitoring 1.2. Resuscitation 1.2.1. Resuscitation team 1.2.2. Nutrition 1.2...
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Table of contents 1. Narcotics in Greek and Roman medicine 2. Narcotics in The Middle Ages and Islamic era 3. Notes and references * * * Pain is a subjective experience which requires the presence of consciousness. Over the ages there has been a demand for methods of relief. In the...
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Professor Rabie E Abdel-Halim Figure 1-2: Professor Rabie E Abdel-Halim presenting his lecture in the "1001 Inventions" conference. © FSTC 2010. Abstract In this presentation, in order to restore historical continuity to the currently...
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Rabie E Abdel-Halim* and Khaled M AlKattan** Note of the editor This article was previously published as: R. E. Abdel-Halim, K. M. AlKattan, "Introducing Medical Humanities in the Medical Curriculum in Saudi Arabia: A Pedagogical Experiment", Urol Ann 2012;4:73-79; available online here. We...
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Professor Rabie E. Abdel-Halim* Table of contents 1. Summary 2. Who was Ibn al-Nafis? 3. The Study Method 4. The art of writing a medical textbook 5. Critical appraisal of literature and reliance on observation and experimentation 6. Emphasis on the study of anatomy for...
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By Professor Rabie E. Abdel-Halim* Note of the editor This article was originally published as: Professor Rabie E. Abdel-Halim, "The Missing Link in the History of Urology: A Call for More Efforts to Bridge the Gap" in Urology Annals, January-June 2009, vol. 1, Issue 1-3, pp. 2-8. To visit...
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* Rabie E. Abdel-Halim and Salah R. Elfaqih Note of the editor This article was published as "Pericardial Pathology 900 Years Ago: A Study And Translations from an Arabic Medical Textbook" by Rabie E. Abdel-Halim and Salah R. Elfaqih in Saudi Medical Journal (Riyadh) 2007, Vol. 28 (3): pp 323...
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