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Evolution of Attitudes Towards Human Experimentation in Ottoman Turkish Medicine
Attitudes and expectations towards medical knowledge and medical practice standards influence and determine the position of health practitioners and the development of medicine. While describing the...
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Women Dealing with Health during the Ottoman Reign
In the history of Islamic civilization, many hospitals were founded by women, either as wives, daughters or mothers of sultans. All health personnel were male at these hospitals. In the Ottoman...
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The Millennium Anniversary Of Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi
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