Introducing Medical Humanities in the Medical Curriculum in Saudi Arabia: A Pedagogical ExperimentLEARN MORE
In a marked shift from the positivist philosophy that influenced medical education for more than a century,...
Title page of the manuscript BH MED 323: The Colliget of Ibn Rushd and the Thezier AbynZoar, namely the Taysir of Ibn Zuhr, preserved in the Biblioteca Histórica de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid. This manuscript is edited online in Google Books: (Source).
Ibn Zuhr and the Progress of SurgeryLEARN MORE
This study of the original Arabic edition of the book Al-Taysir fi ‘l-Mudawat wa’l-Tadbir (Book of...
Part of page 2 of Al-Razi's book on diet therapy Manafi' al-Aghdhiyah wa-Daf' Madharriha with added underlining to highlight relevant text.
Experimental Medicine 1000 Years AgoLEARN MORE
Little is known about the state of experimentation in the field of medicine during the Medieval Islamic era....
Figure 1: First page of the Arabic manuscript of Kitab fi al-Jadari wa-‘l-Hasaba. Source: The Leiden University Library.
A Medical Classic: Al-Razi’s Treatise on Smallpox and MeaslesLEARN MORE
Kitab fi Al Jadari wa Al Hasaba authored by the Muslim physician Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi (d....
Figure 1: The region of Tabaristan, today the north of Iran. (Source).
‘Ali b. Sahl Rabban al-Tabari Author of Firdaws al-hikma (Paradise of Wisdom)LEARN MORE
Ali b. Sahl Rabban al-Tabari Author of Firdaws al-hikma (Paradise of Wisdom) The physician, scientist and...
Figure 1: Anatomy of the human eye from the treatise on ophthalmology by Hunayn Ibn Ishaq (10th century). (Source).
Pioneer PhysiciansLEARN MORE
During the classical Muslim civilisation, big scientific advances in medicine were made. Muslim doctors began...