Tag: Jbima

The History of Neurosurgery in the Islamic Era in Middle Ages

by M. Jalal Annajjar Published on: 4th March 2022

Human knowledge in all fields and disciplines has been developed over thousands of years, every new generation takes the knowledge discovered previously and either adds onto it or corrects any errors found within it. There…

Association Al-Zahrawi (Albucasis) – A Father of Operative Plastic Surgery in Europe

by Sharif Kaf al-Ghazal Published on: 21st October 2021

Medicine has a great many "fathers" of the profession; Hippocrates in Ancient Greece, Sushruta in Ancient India, Hua Tuo in Ancient China, Guy de Chauliac and Ambroise Paré in France, Scotsman John Hunter. American William…

The Great Physician Historian During the Golden Islamic Medical History – Ibn Abi Usaybi’aa

by Husain F. Nagamia Published on: 30th May 2021

Most Muslim physicians have heard (or should have heard) about famous Muslim physicians such as al-Razi, al-Majusi, Ibn Sina, Ibn al-Nafis, but few physicians have heard about Ibn Abi Usaybi’aa. Although not as famous as…

Muslim Female Physicians and Healthcare Providers in Islamic History

by Sharif Kaf al-Ghazal Published on: 26th May 2021

It is known that there is little information out there on the role of women in Islamic medical history. According to some, they have not played any significant part in the development of this field.…

Urinary Calculus Formation Theory and Treatments Described By Ahmed Çelebi in 15th Century Turkey

by Nil Sari Published on: 24th May 2021

Āhı̇̄ Aḥmed Çelebi, chief physician to three Ottoman sultans, provides detailed information about the formation and treatment of kidney and bladder stones in his work titled “Treatise On the Urinary Calculus in the Kidneys and…

JBIMA’s 1001 Cures Book Review

by Bana Shriky Published on: 27th January 2021

1001 Cures – Contributions in Medicines & Healthcare from Muslim Civilisation (Edited by Peter Pormann, and published by FSTC 2018). Reviewed by Dr. Bana Shriky, BPharm, MSc, PhD, AFHEA, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Bradford

Bimaristans: Services and Their Educational Role in Islamic Medical History and Their Influence on Modern Medicine and Hospitals

by Usman Maravia Published on: 27th September 1700

The NHS is struggling to retain health care providers, a notion that could be described as Drexit, as a consequence of Brexit. One solution to retaining health care providers is to welcome diversity by exploring…